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    Diabetes during pregnancy linked to fetal and infant death
    Pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes have almost a four and-a-half time’s greater riskPast studies have found that pre-existing diabetes is associated with an increased risk of stillbirth but few studies have excluded the effect of...
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    New mouse hormone may help control diabetes
    In the ongoing battle against diabetes, a new hormone was just announced on April 25 by researchers at Harvard Stem Cell Research which may help control diabetes mellitus, according to USA Today. Researchers made the announcement that a mouse...
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    What is diabetes? Overview of diabetes mellitus
    Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, refers to a family of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood glucose levels because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or because cells do not properly respond to the insulin that...
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    Handling the effects of diabetes on your cat
    If you are like me, your pets are part of the family and you love them with all your hearts. You no doubt want them to be happy and healthy for a very long time. How heartbreaking it can be to find out something is just not quite right, such as...
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    Recognizing diabetes in dogs and cats
    While most of us tend to think of diabetes as a “human” disease, diabetes mellitus is said to affect 1 in 400 cats (and a similar number of dogs) each year. In fact, the symptoms for the disease are very similar in them as they are to...