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A chronic disease due to abnormal insulin secretion from the pancreas, which causes problems in metabolizing sugar. In most cases, it can be controlled by a combination of dietary measures, weight loss and oral medication.


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In recent decades, researchers have refined insulin and advanced treatments for patients with diabetes.

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Innovative new treatments for diabetes means that patients can go about their days with less worry.

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Reflecting on the Progress in Managing Diabetes

While the economic toll of the disease remains high, our ability to understand and treat diabetes has progressed at a stunning rate over the past few decades.

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Progress Treating Diabetes

It is important to remember that while significant progress has been made in treatment, diabetes remains the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Currently, 30 million Americans have diabetes and 1.4 million new cases are diagnosed each year.

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Researcher Profile: Laura Michael

Dr. Laura Michael started her career at Lilly researching cardiovascular disease and the complications that frequently arise from it.

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Helping Diabetes Patients Thrive

Diabetes is a serious condition that effects more than 30 million Americans. While complications of the disease can be dire, there is hope.