Study looks at way to improve CVD prediction model in diabetes

12/27/2011 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Combining carotid intima-media thickness measurement with the Framingham risk score may boost the latter's efficacy in predicting the onset of cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study in Diabetes Care. However, researchers said that adding the brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity to the Framingham risk score did not improve the predictive power of CVD events.

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