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World Health Day 2016: Beat Diabetes

For World Health Day 2016, the World Health Organization is focusing on ways to halt the rise of diabetes worldwide. According to WHO:

  • 350 million people worldwide have diabetes
  • 1.5 million people die of diabetes annually
  • Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% of all diabetes worldwide

At Michigan State University, researchers are working every day, year round, to study causes, effects, and new treatments for diabetes. Here are a few of their stories…

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