Tue. Aug 20th, 2019

Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes At An Age Lower Than 40 Increases Risk For Cardiovascular Diseases

Diabetes have become a very common disease that is well found worldwide. It is a disease that affects the glucose levels of the body which can lead to further complications on the organs and tissues. This disease can be developed from wrong diet habits or even genetically.

As much as this disease is common and deadly, it has been well studied and there are many different advanced methods to control it. Type 2 diabetes is considered to be a more fierce  and deadlier extension of the disease which needs to be attained for.

A recent study conducted by the professor of Metabolic Medicine at the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom, Naveed Sattar and his team has shown results suggesting that people under 40 who have type 2 diabetes are very liable to suffer from cardiovascular disease that can lead to death.

Dr. Naveed was astonished by their findings saying, “Our study shows the differences in excess diabetes risk are tied to the how old the person is when they are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.”

The study was conducted due to the high increase of obesity in the world lately. They used a total of 318,083 records of patients who suffered from type 2 diabetes. They focused on the percentage of these patients who died due to cardiovascular diseases and realized that there is a sequence in the results.