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Diabetic women are at greater risk of experiencing a heart attack than men

A new study has found that women who have diabetes are more likely to experience a heart attack than men who have diabetes. According to this research women with type 1 diabetes have a 47% increased risk of heart attack and women with type 2 diabetes have a 9% increased risk of experiencing a heart attack as compared to men.

This research was published in the journal of the European Association for the study of diabetes. The data was gathered from 14 studies and more than 12 million people participated in this research.

The team commented that the familiarity of diabetes is increasing along with the high risk of a heart attack not to forget that people with diabetes have a higher risk of heart attacks.

However, it was not sure that if the relation between diabetes and heart attacks had the same risk for both women and men but it is found that women with type 1 diabetes had a 5.15 higher chance of suffering a heart attack while men with type 1 diabetes have a 3.47 bigger risk.

In the meantime women with type 2 have a 1.95 and men with type 2 have a 1.74 a bigger chance of getting a heart attack.

The authors of the research gave a number of reason why it might be so that women have a higher chance of getting a heart attack than men.

“Ladies were accounted for to have two years’ more drawn out span of prediabetes than men and this expanded term might be related with more noteworthy abundance danger of heart disappointment in ladies.

“Some significant concerns are that ladies are additionally being undertreated for diabetes, are not taking indistinguishable degrees of drugs from men and are more averse to get escalated care.”

Remarking on the discoveries, Dan Howarth, Head of Care at Diabetes UK, stated: “All individuals with diabetes are in danger of creating cardiovascular entanglements; to bring down this hazard, it’s crucial that individuals with the condition get the correct treatment and meds at the ideal time.

“In any case, we realize that ladies living with diabetes frequently get lower quality consideration than their male partners and are more uncertain than men to be recommended basic prescriptions to lower circulatory strain and cholesterol levels.

“This examination helps us to remember the significance of guaranteeing all individuals with diabetes approach the best treatment and care accessible to them, which incorporates guaranteeing that ladies are endorsed the imperative drugs that they have to remain solid as often as possible as men.”

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