CDC: Diabetes-related complications have declined over past 20 years

  • April 17, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data published in the New England Journal of Medicine show a decline in five major diabetes-related complications in U.S. adults over the past 20 years.

Study findings demonstrated decreases in rates of lower-limb amputation, end-stage kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and hyperglycemia-related mortality.

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