10/3/2013

Diabetes patients with lower self-rated health generally exhibited an increased presence of hypertension and coronary heart disease, a study presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting indicates. Researchers also noted a negative correlation between self-rated health and diabetes duration, BMI and number of complications in those with type 2 diabetes. Insulin-treated patients showed lower self-rated health scores than did those on oral drugs and diet intervention, researchers said.

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