Data on more than 16,000 patients with type 2 diabetes showed the leading cause of death in the group was cardiovascular disease, with 66.3% of deaths linked to one of five CV conditions, researchers reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The most common CV event was sudden cardiac death, which accounted for 30.1% of total cases.
Study: CVD top cause of death for patients with T2D
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