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Diabetics - Beware of Red Meat !10 Jan 2007
A recent study suggests red meat and foods rich in heme iron may increase risk of heart disease in diabetics.
Dr Lu Qi , lead researcher of the study says, patients with type 2 diabetes should avoid foods high in "heme" iron, like chicken liver, clams and oysters.
Dr Qi and his colleagues at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston observe that metabolic abnormalities related to diabetes may magnify the undesirable effects of excess iron on the heart...
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