Greater risk of heart disease in women with diabetes than men

Source: The Telegraph

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Date of publication: May 2014

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  Researchers from Cambridge University have found that women with type 2 diabetes are 44 percent more likely to develop heart disease than men who have diabetes. They believe that this is largely down to the speed at which diabetes is diagnosed. Women’s health is thought to be worse when they are diagnosed with diabetes as they are usually found to be more overweight, putting a greater strain on their hearts.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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