Diabetes drug may also offer vascular protection

Posted by on August 18, 2016 3:14 pm
Categories: health

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with vascular stiffening and the development of cardiovascular disease. Obese and diabetic premenopausal women are most at risk — even more than men of the same age who have similar health issues. A study found that a diabetes medication offered protection against arterial stiffness in overweight female mice, a finding that may have future implications for disease prevention in humans.

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