Study: Guideline adherence does not curb type 1 CVD risk

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

Meeting primary goals in diabetes management does not deter the progression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to the CACTI study. The prevalence of coronary artery calcification in participants during a three- and six-year follow-up was more than four times higher in women and more than twice as high in men with type 1 diabetes than among members of a control group. Among those with diabetes, calcification progressed equally, even among those who maintained recommended blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, according to lead investigator Dr. Marian Rewers.

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