Female sex not a protective factor against heart disease in type 1 diabetes -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Female sex not a protective factor against heart disease in type 1 diabetes

02/26/2018

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The patients, 42 per cent of whom were woman, had had diabetes for an average of 35 years and had a mean age of 58. One fifth of the patients had normal coronary arteries, one fifth had one constricted artery, and about half had more than one.