Neuropathy: The Crystal Ball for Cardiovascular Disease?

  title={Neuropathy: The Crystal Ball for Cardiovascular Disease?},
  author={Aaron I Vinik and Raelene E. Maser and Dan Ziegler},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
Cardiovascular Disease? C ardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of death in patients with type 2 diabetes. Unclear, however, is the effect of intensive therapy in reducing the development of cardiovascular complications. The UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS), involving patients with newly diagnosed disease, showed a nonsignificant trend in the reduction of rates for myocardial infarction (MI) (1). However, data 10 years after cessation of the trial showed a 15% reduction in the risk… CONTINUE READING
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