Higher fetuin-A rates may increase heart risk in diabetes

01/9/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Higher levels of fetuin-A protein, which halts arterial calcification and insulin action, were associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in older patients without diabetes, a study indicated. However, type 2 diabetes patients who had higher fetuin-A levels exhibited a non-significant increase in CVD risk, researchers reported in Diabetes Care.

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