Posted on May 15, 2014 by Webtypo
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This May 14, 2014 Disability Scoop article talks about a recent study that seems to sho that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder are more prone to chronic diseases including but not limited to obesity and hypertension. The study also found that the number of people with Autism who smoke was lower than what is found in the population of people who do not have Autism.
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Posted on March 27, 2014 by Webtypo
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This March 25, 2014 NAMI Blog post talks about the importance of people who take psychiatric medication needing to be screened for Diabetes.
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Posted on February 5, 2014 by Webtypo
This June 1, 2010 blog post on the Healthy Place website talks about a link between mental illness and diabetes offering some basic insight into why this is occurring
English: Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385-1468) Polski: Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385-1468) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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