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Review Article

Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Volume 2, Oct 2013

G. N. Viswanathan, A. G. Zaman, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

The prevalence of patients with diabetes mellitus is rising at an exponential rate globally with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is the most common form. The presence of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with T2DM results in significant mortality and morbidity. The relative risk of cardiovascular events in T2DM remains unchanged despite good control of diabetes mellitus and other cardiovascular risk factors.
Volume 2, Number 4, Pages: 185-9

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