Study: Diabetes increases years with disability, reduces lifespan

January 6, 2016 5:02 PM

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Study: Diabetes increases years with disability, reduces lifespan

People with diabetes spend twice as much of their remaining life with disabilities related to the condition, according to the study.

ATLANTA, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The threat to health posed by diabetes is well known, however the effects during life may be just as significant, based on a study showing the number of disabled years of a person's life increase significantly because of the condition.

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