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Sunday, November 18, 2007

Science News: Diabetes

A six-year study led by Peter Doro and other researchers at the University of Szeged in Hungay has shown that people are 50 per cent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes in March than in August. The researchers speculate that cold weather, inactivity, and overeating might be responsible. People with type 2 diabetes have the greatest difficulty maintaining healthy blood glucose concentrations in March and April.
-- from Science News Vol. 169

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