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Diabetes: Lower your risk with sleep and wholegrains

In 2017, over 450 million people globally had diabetes. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help prevent Type 2 diabetes. Two newly released reports reveal how you can lower your risk of developing the disease.
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South Asian immigrants exposed to pesticides have increased risk of diabetes

South Asian immigrants exposed to higher levels of organochlorine (OC) pesticides also are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, meaning there could be a positive association between these pesticides and incidence of diabetes, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals explain why American minorities are more likely to have diabetes

Black, Latino, and low-income Americans are exposed to more endocrine disrupting chemicals in their neighborhoods—which may explain why those groups have more diabetes
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