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Deaths in Diabetes Trial Challenge a Long-Held Theory

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Science  15 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5865, pp. 884-885
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5865.884

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Last week, a major component of a glucose-reduction trial was suspended because there were more deaths in the treatment group than among those who received standard care and had higher glucose levels.