Unfortunately, it’s going to have to after this massive multi-national meta-analysis from The Lancet looks into the dangers of diabetes. No doubt that we’re all aware of the complications, but this study took it further to quantitatively examine the risk of vascular disease with diabetes.
|Vascular Outcomes in Diabetes|
|Vascular Outcome||Hazard Ratio|
|Coronary Heart Disease||2|
|All other vascular deaths||1.73|
This info is important for risk stratification, it’s important for prevention, and it’s important for management – get the full story over at The Lancet. Read some more on dietary modification in the Australian Family Physician here.