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Diabetes linked to increased CVD mortality risk among Chinese adults

April 29, 2015

An increased risk for death among Chinese adults, especially from cardiovascular disease, is linked to diabetes, according to recent study findings published in Diabetes Care.

“Although diabetes is a well-established risk factor for all-cause death and CVD death, few population-based studies have examined the risk for death in people with [newly diagnosed diabetes] who were followed over a long time period,” the researchers wrote. “This is the first study to do so in China.”

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