Study Ties Asthma to Higher Odds for Diabetes, Heart Disease – HealthDay -By Ellin Holohan – (Sunday, March 20, 2011) –

by drsjbecker on March 25, 2011

SUNDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) — People with asthma may have a higher risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study that looked at the relationship between asthma and four other inflammatory conditions.

The study, which looked at medical records from the late 1960s through the early 1980s, found higher rates of diabetes and heart illness among asthmatics than other people.    http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=651009

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