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Number of deaths resulting from diabetes drop

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

Researchers at the center for disease control say the death rate for people with diabetes saw a big decline from 1997 to 2006.

Deaths from heart disease and stroke related to diabetes dropped 40 percent, while overall deaths of diabetics declines by 23 percent.

The Center for Disease control says healthier lifestyles and better disease management get credit for the improvement.

 

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