Diabetes facts / Female Cardiovascular risk

Posted on September 9, 2016 by admin
In Medical

Diabetes facts

More than 1.1 million Australians suffer from diabetes ( 85 % have type 2 diabetes ) Only I in 4 adult diabetics achieve an HbA1c of less than 7 % The risk of diabetes complications is much less if HbA1c is below 7%.

Cardiovascular risk for women

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women – affecting 1 in 5.
The risk factors of diabetes , raised cholesterol , and hypertension have greater impact and are more prevalent in women than men.