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Type 1 diabetics face higher risk of dying

Those suffering from type 1 diabetes are more likely to die than non-diabetics. The risk of dying is 8.5 times higher for type 1 diabetics with an HbA1C of 9.7 or higher.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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