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Introduction, epidemiology, and cardiovascular risk factors 

Introduction, epidemiology, and cardiovascular risk factors
Chapter:
Introduction, epidemiology, and cardiovascular risk factors
Source:
Heart Disease and Diabetes (Oxford Diabetes Library) (2 ed.)
Author(s):

Miles Fisher

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199604562.003.0010

Diabetes is a state of premature cardiovascular death which is associated with chronic hyperglycaemia and may also be associated with blindness and renal failure

Miles Fisher, British Diabetic Association meeting Dublin 1996.

Cardiovascular disease is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in people with type 2 diabetes. Some guidelines define diabetes as a coronary heart disease equivalent, requiring multiple cardiovascular risk factor reduction...

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