Diabetes plus poor health-related function increases CVD death risk

04/1/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Data on 11,247 Australian adults showed those who had diabetes and impaired health-related functioning faced a significantly greater risk of heart disease-related mortality than those with either diabetes or poor HRF alone. "This suggests that, among those with diabetes, impaired HRF is likely to be important in the identification of individuals at increased risk of CVD mortality," the researchers wrote in Diabetes Care.

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