Cardiovascular risk in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus and prediabetes: is it indeed higher than men?

The relative risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and mortality in diabetic women (in comparison with non-diabetic women) is believed to be greater than that in diabetic men. However, the absolute risk for CVD mortality and morbidity does not appear to be higher in women. In general, there is heterogeneity between studies, and whether there is any… CONTINUE READING