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Health Tip: Diabetes Affects Women Differently

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HealthDay

November 21

(HealthDay News) -- Diabetes affects about the same number of women and men, but it affects them differently.

According to the Office on Women's Health, women with diabetes have:

  • A higher risk of developing heart disease, the most common complication of diabetes.
  • Lower survival rate and a poorer quality of life after heart attack.
  • An increased risk of blindness.
  • A higher risk of depression.

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