Is type 2 diabetes mellitus a vascular condition?

@article{Hu2003IsT2,
  title={Is type 2 diabetes mellitus a vascular condition?},
  author={Frank B Hu and Meir J. Stampfer},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={
          1715-6
        }
}
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common complication of type 2 diabetes. However, CVD risk factors are elevated long before the development of diabetes,1 and the development of CVD can also precede the clinical diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.2 The close relationship between diabetes and CVD has led to the “common-soil” hypothesis,3 postulating that type 2 diabetes and CVD share common genetic and environmental antecedents, ie, “they spring from a common soil.” The hypothesis implies that… CONTINUE READING

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