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2006-08-14 11:54:36

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting medical care before pregnancy can help women with diabetes control their blood sugar early in pregnancy, and can also reduce the risk of some complications, a new study shows.

2006-07-25 16:57:39

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who develop type 2 diabetes before 20 years of age have higher rates of end-stage renal disease, and higher mortality rates, when they reach middle age than those who develop diabetes later in life, new research shows.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.