Frequency of Diabetes in Men vs Women

Men are up to two and a half times more likely to have newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes than women, but once a woman is diagnosed, the disease is just as deadly for them as for men.

Sources:

Landman GWD et al. “Type 2 diabetes eliminates the relative protection against death in women.” Abstract 0345, presented Sept. 20
Hilding A et al. “Increased risk of Type 2 diabetes in men when compared to premenopausal as well as postmenopausal women, aged 35-66 years.” Abstract 0346, presented Sept. 20.

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