Correlation Between Diabetes, Age, and Increased Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Jan 4, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Hira Gohar, Florida A&M University, College of Pharmacy, PharmD Candidate
Younger patients with diabetes face increased risk of death.
People who are younger than 50 years of age are considered to have an increased risk of developing significant cardiovascular risk factors if they are concurrently diagnosed with diabetes. In a clinical trial conducted by Ron Blankstein, M.D., and colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, there were important discoveries made in the aid to unearthing the complex correlation between age, diabetes and myocardial infarction....
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