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Metabolic syndrome and microvascular disease linked in 2 type diabetes

There is a strong association between the metabolic syndrome and microvascular disease in people with Type 2 diabetes, Belgian researchers have shown. Their analysis, which appears in the journal Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, suggests that the risk for microvascular complications increases in line with both the presence and severity of the syndrome. …

Type 2 diabetes reduces life expectancy

Both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality are substantially increased in people with Type 2 diabetes compared with nondiabetics, UK researchers have shown. They also demonstrate that duration of diabetes is an independent predictor for mortality risk and that younger women with the disease are at disproportionately increased risk for cardiovascular mortality. Josie Evans (University of Stirling) …