|Risk Factors and Diabetes Science|
Donna K. Arnett, PhD and Rose Marie Robertson, MD
|Hot Line III: Late Breaking Trials on Risk Factors and Diabetes|
Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology—the impact of societal influences on chronic noncommunicable diseases in low-, middle-, and high-income countries
EXamination of cArdiovascular outcoMes with alogliptIN versus standard of carE in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and acute coronary syndrome
saxagliptin assessment of vascular outcomes recorded in patients with diabetes mellitus-thrombolysis in myocardial infarction
COzaar in Marfan Patients Reduces aortic Enlargement—Losartan therapy and aortic dilation rates in adults with Marfan syndrome, 3-year follow-up
Circulation. 2013;127:21-23, published online before print December 13 2012, doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.155911
- Fully 34.6% of US adults are obese (body mass index ≥30 kg/m2). Men and women of all race/ethnic groups in the population are affected by the epi¬demic of overweight and obesity.
- The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is increasing dramati¬cally over time, in parallel with the increases in prevalence of overweight and obesity.
- An estimated 20 million adults have physician-diagnosed diabetes. An additional 8 million adults have undiagnosed diabetes and about 87 million adults have prediabetes.
Go to Hot Line IV: Late Breaking Trials on Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndrome >>
Go to ESC Congress 13 Science News Home Page >>