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New research from the University of Iowa may one day lead to new therapies for those afflicted with Type-2 diabetes. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent reports the disease is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S.  High blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes cause series health problems like heart disease, kidney failure, stroke, and blindness.

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Research conducted at the University of Iowa and the Iowa City VA Health Care System could one day cure diabetes.

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Diabetes was first named in ancient Greek civilization, but there's still much we don't know about the condition.

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Type II Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, and in Iowa 7.5% of all adults have been diagnosed with the disease. Today on Talk of Iowa, we listen back to a conversation from last year about diabetes, Type I, Type II and gestational diabetes. We discuss risk factors, prevention, advances in treatment and find out what it’s like to live with the disease.

Diabetes in Iowa

Aug 23, 2012
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Type II Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and in Iowa 7.5% of all adults have been diagnosed with the disease. On today's "Talk of Iowa" we talk about diabetes, Type I, Type II and gestational diabetes. We discuss risk factors, prevention, advances in treatment and find out what it’s like to live with the disease.