Short sleep duration and type 2 diabetes enhance the risk of cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients.

@article{Eguchi2012ShortSD,
  title={Short sleep duration and type 2 diabetes enhance the risk of cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients.},
  author={Kazuo Eguchi and Satoshi Hoshide and Shizukiyo Ishikawa and Kazuyuki Shimada and Kazuomi Kario},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={
          518-23
        }
}
AIMS We tested the hypothesis that short sleep duration is not only a risk factor for diabetes, but that the two conditions in combination would be associated with the risk of incident cardiovascular disease (CVD). METHODS We analyzed 1255 hypertensive patients (mean age: 70.4±9.9 years) with (N=299) and without diabetes (N=956). Short sleep duration was defined as a sleep time <7.5 h. A Hard CVD event was defined as either myocardial infarction, stroke, or sudden cardiac death; and All CVD… CONTINUE READING
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