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Patients with primary aldosteronism at risk for diabetes, study finds

Researchers used a cohort of 2,210 patients with primary aldosteronism, average age of 53.5, and found that 41.3% of those with bilateral primary aldosteronism had prediabetes, compared with 30.5% of patients with unilateral primary aldosteronism. The findings in Diabetes Care also showed a significant association between diabetes prevalence and age, body mass index and subclinical hypercortisolism after logistic regression analysis.

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