Are Men Or Women Most Likely To Get Diabetes?

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Research finds decreased death rates in diabetic men, but not in diabetic women

A new research report (Mortality Trends in Men and Women with Diabetes, 1971–2000) suggests that a decrease in mortality has occurred in the U.S. from 1971 to 2000 in the general population, and also in diabetic men, but a similar decrease was not observed in diabetic women. This report implies that somehow, diabetic women are being short-changed and are not sharing the improvements in medical care that diabetic men have apparently gained. And if the data are real, how can diabetic women...

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