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dc.contributor.authorFox, Caroline S.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPencina, Michael J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWilson, Peter W.F.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPaynter, Nina P.en_US
dc.contributor.authorVasan, Ramachandran S.en_US
dc.contributor.authorD'Agostino, Ralph B.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-29T21:03:22Z
dc.date.available2011-12-29T21:03:22Z
dc.date.issued2011-12-29
dc.identifier.citationFox, Caroline S., Michael J. Pencina, Peter W.F. Wilson, Nina P. Paynter, Ramachandran S. Vasan, Ralph B. D'Agostino. "Lifetime Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Among Individuals With and Without Diabetes Stratified by Obesity Status in the Framingham Heart Study " Diabetes Care 31(8): 1582-1584. (2008)en_US
dc.identifier.issn1935-5548en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2144/2547
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE: We assessed the lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among individuals with and without obesity and diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Participants were drawn from the original and offspring cohorts of the Framingham Heart Study. Lifetime (30-year) risk of CVD was assessed using a modified Kaplan-Meier approach adjusting for the competing risk of death, beginning from age 50 years. RESULTS: Over 30 years, the lifetime risk of CVD among women with diabetes was 54.8% among normal-weight women and 78.8% among obese women. Among normal-weight men with diabetes, the lifetime risk of CVD was 78.6%, whereas it was 86.9% among obese men. CONCLUSIONS: The lifetime risk of CVD among individuals with diabetes is high, and this relationship is further accentuated with increasing adiposity.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNational Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s Framingham Heart Study (N01-HC-25195); National Institutes of Health (K24 HL04334)en_US
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dc.publisherAmerican Diabetes Associationen_US
dc.rightsCopyright 2008, American Diabetes Association. Readers may use this article as long as the work is properly cited, the use is educational and not for profit, and the work is not altered. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ for details.en_US
dc.titleLifetime Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Among Individuals With and Without Diabetes Stratified by Obesity Status in the Framingham Heart Studyen_US
dc.typearticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.2337/dc08-0025en_US
dc.identifier.pubmedid18458146en_US
dc.identifier.pmcid2494632en_US


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