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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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Type

Journal article

Journal

Diabetes Care

Publication Date

08/2013

Volume

36

Pages

2366 - 2371

Keywords

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