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Diabetics May Age Before Their Time

Posted Apr 03 2011 8:37am
Diabetics in their 50s may age more quickly than non-diabetics. That's what research out of the University of Michigan Medical School has suggested.

Diabetic adults, in the 51-70 age group, generally show more cognitive impairment and other age-related issues such as incontinence and falling.

Interestingly, the disparities begin to disappear if both groups reach the age of 80.

The full article is  here .

Photo courtesy of  PaulCastiglia

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