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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Prevention of diabetes is necessary

WILLEMSTAD - In connection with World Diabetes Day on 14 November, a national dialogue on diabetes took place in the auditorium of the University of Curaçao last night. Six panel members from the healthcare sector More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Sugar tax in 2019

WILLEMSTAD - The government will introduce the previously promised sugar tax in 2019. That should bring in 2 million guilders for the state treasury. The extra tax on soft drinks is used in the fight against obesity More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Researcher finds potential link between fluoride consumption and type II diabetes

A study at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Ohio has produced data that links fluoride consumption to an increased risk of type II diabetes. The study's author, Kyle Fluegge, used mathematical More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Fasting could fix diabetes, new study claims

CALIFORNIA – With diabetes so prevalent across the Caribbean, a claim by US researchers that the pancreas can be triggered to regenerate by a type of fasting diet comes as welcome news. In animal experiments, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Breakthrough in Type 1 diabetes treatment restores insulin production

Californian researchers have made a breakthrough that they believe could be a “game-changer” for people with Type 1 diabetes, freeing them from injecting themselves with insulin. The American scientists have More...