[Should insulin treatment be avoided? Blood sugar is not everything in type 2 diabetes].

@article{Carlsen1995ShouldIT,
  title={[Should insulin treatment be avoided? Blood sugar is not everything in type 2 diabetes].},
  author={Sven Magnus Carlsen},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={1995},
  volume={115 18},
  pages={2271-5}
}
Cardiovascular disease is frequent and is the main cause of death in type 2-diabetic patients. Hyperinsulinaemia is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and insulin accelerates many of the processes leading to atherosclerosis. Studies in type 2-diabetic patients show that high insulin levels correlate with cardiovascular disease and overall mortality… CONTINUE READING