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Diabetes: Increased Risk on Multiple Fronts

Diabetes: Increased Risk on Multiple Fronts

Diabetes is such a potent risk factor for heart disease that it is often called a heart disease risk equivalent.  What is meant by that is that a person with diabetes with no previous history of coronary heart disease has a future risk of a heart attack or other cardiovascular event similar to a person without diabetes who has already…

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