Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 9th, 2006
Scientists writing in the journal Diabetes Care note, "The excess risk of macrovascular disease and death associated with diabetes seems higher in women than in men. The pathogenesis for this risk difference has not been fully elucidated," report.
A.A. Zandbergen and colleagues of Erasmus University wrote, "We investigated whether female sex was associated with macrovascular disease and death, independently of known risk factors related to type 2 diabetes, nephropathy, or retinopathy in normotensive patients with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria. We...
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