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Lockyer M. Diabetes triples risk for occlusive vascular events in women. Practitioner March 2019;263(1824):5

Diabetes triples risk for occlusive vascular events in women

25 Mar 2019Registered users

Diabetes is known to increase the risk of occlusive vascular events, and this is one of the main causes of premature death associated with the condition. A recent meta-analysis of nearly one million individuals has shown that the risk of occlusive events in diabetes is doubled for men but tripled for women. Importantly, this study was able to control for other major vascular risk factors.

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