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Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets

7 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. meet suggested targets to reduce elevated heart disease risk. Improving heart health among people with Type 2 diabetes requires incorporating new evidence-based approaches that address social determinants of health and other barriers to effective treatment.
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Less Than 1 In 5 Diabetic Adults Are Meeting Optimal Heart Health Targets

Less Than 1 In 5 Diabetic Adults Are Meeting Optimal Heart Health Targets

7 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

In the United States, fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes are meeting targets to reduce heart disease risk.
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AHA: Address social determinants of health to reduce CV risk in type 2 diabetes

AHA: Address social determinants of health to reduce CV risk in type 2 diabetes

7 days ago   |   By Healio

Clinicians must use multifaceted tools to reduce CV risk in type 2 diabetes, combining newer therapies with efforts to address social determinants of health, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
The AHA scientific statement, published in Circulation, is based on an extensive review of clinical trial results through June 2020 and addresses “the gap between existing evidence on how best to lower CV risk in people with type 2 diabetes and the reality for people living with type 2 diabetes.” Targets to reduce CVD risk among people with type 2 diabetes
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