Patient and treatment perspectives: Revisiting the link between type 2 diabetes, weight gain, and cardiovascular risk.

@article{Peters2009PatientAT,
  title={Patient and treatment perspectives: Revisiting the link between type 2 diabetes, weight gain, and cardiovascular risk.},
  author={Anne L Peters},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={76 Suppl 5},
  pages={S20-7}
}
Lifestyle modifications in conjunction with antidiabetes medications can produce near-normal blood glucose concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Because these patients have increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, treatment strategies should also address the cardiovascular aspects of the disease, including blood pressure, lipids, and body weight. Since the prevalence of these abnormalities is increasingly secondary to poor diet and sedentary lifestyles and… CONTINUE READING

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