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CDC: Number of COPD-related deaths decreasing

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09/09/2016

WASHINGTON – From 2000 through 2014, the age-adjusted rate for COPD-related deaths decreased 22.5% for men and 3.8% for women aged 25 and over, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control a

CDC reports rise in doc visits by diabetes patients

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07/31/2014

ATLANTA – Office-based physician visits made by diabetes patients rose 20% between 2005 and 2010, according to a new data brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CDC: 9.3% of U.S. population has diabetes

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06/11/2014

WASHINGTON – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the National Diabetes Statistics Report 2014 this week and it’s not pretty.

Report: 15 million diagnosed with COPD in US

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11/27/2012

WASHINGTON – Fifteen million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and many more may have the debilitating condition but don’t know it, according to a government study.

CDC report: Diabetes rates spike across US

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11/16/2012

ATLANTA – From 1995 to 2000, there was at least a 100% increase in the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes cases in 18 states, according to a Morbidity and Mortality report from the Centers

Everyone wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Here's more proof—as if we needed any—that durable medical equipment will play an increasingly important role in the lives of our nation's seniors.

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