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Diabetes Reduces Life Expectancy, Increases Heart Disease Risk

A recent research has found that diabetes is associated with decreases in life expectancy, as well an increased risk of developing heart disease .

The study, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, shows that men and women with diabetes at age 50 and older appear not to live as long in general, or have as many years without cardiovascular disease, than individuals without diabetes.

Globalization of the Western lifestyle led to diabetes mellitus being a major and progressive health care problem worldwide, the authors write as background information in the article.

By 2000, more than 171 million individuals had diabetes, a number that is likely to double in 25 years. Research has shown that individuals with diabetes have an augmented risk of illness and death, including double the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Oscar H. Franco, M.D., D.Sc., Ph.D., of University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Unilever Corporate Research, Sharnbrook, England, and colleagues used data from the Framingham Heart Study, a group of 5,209 men and women age 28 to 62 years recruited between 1948 and 1951 and followed for more than 46 years.

The researchers selected three follow-up periods of 12 years each that began in 1956 to 1958, 1969 to 1973, and 1985 to 1989. Participants were followed during each of the three periods until they developed cardiovascular disease or died, and their diabetes status was measured again at the beginning of each interval.

Women with diabetes had more than double the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and, among those already with cardiovascular disease, mortality compared with non-diabetic women, the authors write.

Diabetic men, compared with non-diabetic men, had more than double the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and a 1.7 times higher risk of dying once cardiovascular disease was present, th
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