Individuals with type 2 diabetes are two to three times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease compared with those without type 2 diabetes. The most common type of cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes is coronary heart disease, with the prevalence estimated to be 21.2%.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease - Medscape - Apr 24, 2023.