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Study IDs factors associated with CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

Researchers found that patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes who achieve early and maintained A1C control between 6.5% and 7% were at a reduced likelihood of experiencing a cardiovascular event than those who maintain an aggressive or poor glycemic control. The findings in Current Medical Research and Opinion, based on data from 11,426 patients, also revealed that aggressive glucose control increases macrovascular risk among those with a longer diabetes duration and those with poor glycemic control at the time of the intensive therapy initiation.

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