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Middle-aged people with diabetes have been reported to have significantly higher risks of cardiovascular events than people without diabetes. However, recent falls in cardiovascular disease rates and more active management of risk factors may have abolished the increased risk. We aimed to provide an up-to-date assessment of the relative risks associated with type 2 diabetes of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in middle-aged people in the U.K.

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Journal article


Diabetes Care

Publication Date





2366 - 2371


Adult, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cause of Death, Databases, Factual, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Female, Great Britain, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Risk, Sex Factors