Type 1 diabetes deadlier for women

Women with type 1 diabetes may need to be treated more aggressively because they are at significantly greater risk of vascular disease and death than men with the condition, a meta-analysis shows.

The Australian review showed that women had twice the risk of vascular events compared with their male counterparts, suggesting the protective cardiovascular effects of female gender may be reversed in type 1 diabetes patients.

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