Minding "ABCs" doesn't reduce calcification in type 1 diabetes study

09/8/2011 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

A study that followed people with type 1 diabetes found steady progression of coronary artery calcification even among those who met the recommended "ABC" levels for hemoglobin A1c, blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, only about 10 percent of women and fewer men in the type 1 diabetes study meet the "ABC" goals, even though they are achievable, a researcher said.

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