Tag Archive: type 2 diabetes

Oct 26

A study published online October 16 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism stated that among men around 60 years old with type 2 diabetes

A study published online October 16 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism stated that among men around 60 years old with type 2 diabetes, those with low total plasma testosterone levels had a sixfold higher risk for increased carotid artery intima media thickness (CIMT) and decreased endothelial function, compared to those with normal …

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Apr 05

Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes who improve their diet and become more physically active

Patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes who improve their diet and become more physically active during the next year have a significantly lower risk of having a cardiovascular disease (CVD) event within 5 years, reports a recent study published online in Diabetes Care. It was noted during the study that those who failed to …

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Jan 07

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes before age 50 was associated with an increased risk of microvascular complications

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes before age 50 was associated with an increased risk of microvascular complications, based on a secondary analysis of data from the international ADVANCE trial. The risk of microvascular complications, such as eye and kidney disease, increased with disease duration but not with patient age. The risk of macrovascular complications, …

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