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Sunday night I got a call from a good friend and colleague who I have worked with for the past 20 years. She is in the managed markets division of a small pharma company, and she let me know that her 21 y/o nephew had just come back from spring break …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #15: Epidemiology and Geography of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Part 4 of 5

Type 2 diabetes was historically a rare occurrence in children but recent studies have reported marked increases in the prevalence of T2DM in children. Type 2 diabetes was first reported in a population-based study in 1979 of American Indian children in Arizona. This American Indian community has one of the highest rates of T2DM in adults and obesity in both adults and children.

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March 12, 2016

You may have seen a recent study that has brought into question the safety of SPLENDA®, leading to the downgraded safety rating of sucralose by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). As we have seen before, these studies seem to find their way in to the press regardless of the credibility associated with …

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