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Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes: Diabetes is an inflammatory, cardiometabolic disease. It elevates nearly every cardiovascular risk factor, and most diabetes patients will die from cardiovascular disease. However, insights from new clinical research along with patient education provide new edges to improve cardiovascular outcomes in your diabetes patients.

The Relationship of Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Diabetes

Higher fitness may be linked to a lower risk of incident diabetes… Many cross-sectional studies have observed a relationship between reduced cardiorespiratory fitness and glucose intolerance or diabetes risk. Other large cohort studies have also demonstrated that low fitness may precede the development of insulin resistance and diabetes. However, not ...

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Effects of Prediabetes on Subsequent Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

In this longitudinal population-based study, 1609 patients were followed between 2002 and 2014 (mean, 10.9 years) to determine whether prediabetes affected risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) or diabetes mellitus (DM)… No association was found between prediabetes and the development of cardiovascular disease using models that were adjusted for several factors ...

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More Leisure-time Physical Activity Results in Less Short-term Cardiovascular Risk in CAD Patients

Both patients with and without diabetes but with thrice-weekly physical activity had reduced risk of cardiovascular events compared with patients with reduced physical activity…. Leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and exercise training are essential parts of current guidelines for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). However, the contributions of LTPA and ...

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