Cardiovascular risk and glycemic control

Cheng, Alice Y.Y.; Leiter, Lawrence A.
April 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/28/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 9, p907
Academic Journal
In this article the authors discuss the cohort study of G. T. C. Ko and colleagues on the relation of exogenous insulin therapy to increase risk in cardiovascular disease or death of patients with type 2 diabetes. They state that the study shows the association of insulin resistance to the given clinical conditions, and assert the application of the therapy in achieving better glycemic control among patients. A brief overview of glycemic control and cardiovascular risk is also presented.


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