Treatment delays cut life span in newly diagnosed diabetes patients

01/11/2012 | NewKerala.com (India)

Delaying effective hypertension treatment for up to a year only lowers quality-adjusted life expectancy by two days among middle-aged adults newly diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension, a study found. However, a 10-year delay in treatment may cut nearly five months off patients' life expectancy, according to the study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

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