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*This list is for deaths in the U.S. From Watson et al., 2004.

*This list is for deaths in the U.S. From Watson et al., 2004.

The incidence of serious and fatal adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in U.S. hospitals is high. An estimated 2 million hospitalized patients have serious ADRs each year, and about 100,000 suffer fatal ADRs. If this estimate is correct, then more people die annually from medication errors than from highway accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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