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Cycling for health: Division staffer on diabetes study founds East Bay group for African-American cyclists

Friday, August 12, 2011

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Jenna Burton has lost a grandmother, two uncles and most recently, an aunt to complications from type 1 and type 2 diabetes. But the 29-year-old Division of Research research associate is not standing by wringing her hands. Instead, Burton is grasping the handlebars of her 24-speed maroon Bianchi Eros bicycle and steering her life down […]

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Breaking the mold: CARDIA changes cardiovascular disease research

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Until the 1980s, all that was known about the leading cause of death among Americans — cardiovascular disease — had been learned by studying middle-aged white men. But a study begun in 1985 with participants ranging in age from 18 to 30 broke that mold.  The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, […]

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