Do women exhibit greater differences in established and novel risk factors between diabetes and non-diabetes than men? The British Regional Heart Study and British Women’s Heart Health Study

@article{Wannamethee2011DoWE,
  title={Do women exhibit greater differences in established and novel risk factors between diabetes and non-diabetes than men? The British Regional Heart Study and British Women’s Heart Health Study},
  author={Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee and Olia Papacosta and Debbie A Lawlor and Peter Whincup and Gordon D. O. Lowe and Shah Ebrahim and Naveed 4 Sattar},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={55},
  pages={80-87}
}
Type 2 diabetes is associated with greater relative risk of CHD in women than in men, which is not fully explained by conventional cardiovascular risk factors. We assessed whether cardiovascular risk factors including more novel factors such as markers of insulin resistance, inflammation, activated coagulation and endothelial dysfunction differ more between diabetic and non-diabetic women than between diabetic and non-diabetic men, and the role of insulin resistance. A cross-sectional study of… CONTINUE READING
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