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Diabetes and Heart Failure

Diabetes

People with diabetes are 38% more likely to die early and have a 73% higher chance of being admitted to hospital for heart failure than others, according to a U.K. report. The review of more than two million people found just over a quarter of admissions to hospital for heart failure were among people with diabetes. Furthermore, diabetics admitted to …

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In Honor of Valentine’s Day: A little something about your heart

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WHY THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE IS HIGHEST IN WINTER Winter can be a killer. Literally. Compared to the summer months, people are 26 to 36 percent more likely to die in winter from a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, or some other circulatory disease, say Drs.  Bryan Schwartz and Robert Kloner of the Heart Institute at GoodSamaritanHospital in Los Angeles.  The …

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