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Long Term Insulin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Cancer, McMaster University Study



6/12/2012 7:12:40 AM

Long term use of insulin does not put people with diabetes or pre-diabetes at higher risk for heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a large international study that followed more than 12,500 people in 40 countries over 6 years. One of the study's two principal investigators, Dr Hertzel Gerstein, of McMaster University in Canada, presented the findings on Monday at the 72nd scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Philadelphia, USA.



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