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Mortality rate rises with diabetes-related disease, regardless of race, study says

September 18, 2013HME News Staff

Worcester, Mass - Postmenopausal women die of diabetes-related disease at the same rate, regardless of race or ethnicity, according to a new UMass Medical School study. That's despite a higher rate of diabetes among black and Hispanic women, Science Daily reports. “Because of the 'amplifying' effect of diabetes prevalence, efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes mortality should focus on prevention of type 2 diabetes,” said Yunsheng Ma, lead study author and associate...

Diabetes, diabetes-related disease, university of massachusetts

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