Achieving type 2 diabetes remission lowers risk for CKD, CVD

Adults who achieve type 2 diabetes remission are less likely to develop chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease, according to study findings published in Diabetologia.
In a post hoc analysis of the Look AHEAD trial, adults who had diabetes remission during any follow-up visit reduced their risk for CKD and CVD, regardless of whether they were in the trial’s intensive lifestyle intervention arm or the diabetes support and education arm.
“This is the first study we are aware of to look beyond the efforts and attainment of remission to consider longer-term implications,”

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