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"More than diabetes," says the doctor.



A diabetes doctor says the disease is more than "diabetes", it is also a risk factor for other diseases.

In the therapy of diabetes, it is increasingly important that the disease is not just "diabetes". This is also a risk factor for Cardiovascular diseases and events such as heart attack, stroke and premature death.

60-year-old patient with Type 2 diabetes loses on average about six years, says Dr. Ludwin Ley from Boehringer Ingelheim in an interview with Pharma Facts. In combination with a heart attack, it may even be an average of twelve.

Although this is increasingly becoming the focus of public reporting, it is still not yet known.


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