Diabetic women have poorer cardiovascular risk factor control

08/7/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

Diabetic women, especially blacks and Hispanics, tend to have poorer cardiovascular risk profiles than diabetic men, according to a new study. Data showed women were 9% less likely than men to get their LDL cholesterol levels under 130 mg/dL and 9% less likely to keep their blood pressure below 130 mmHg.

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