Discovery Familia Joins The Battle Against Diabetes

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Diabetes increased CAD risk in young, middle-aged women

Important facts: It is estimated that 25.8 million people in the United States- 8.3% of its population- has diabetes: Diagnosed: 18.8 million people Undiagnosed: 7 million people Pre-diabetes: 79 million people The following describes the prevalence by race/ethnicity of people 20 years old or older diagnosed with diabetes: 7.1% of non-Hispanic whites (Source: Information administered by the CDC, NIH and ADA) About Dr. Selene Velasco Dr. Selene brings years of experience in the practice of Internal Medicine to Discovery Familia, with a focus onChronic Diseases andNutrition, including diabetes and hypertension. She received her medical degree in family practice, with a concentration on women’s health from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). She has also practiced medicine internationally, and worked tirelessly amid the outbreak of the H1N1 influenza virus in Mexico City.
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CAD event rates were lower among women compared with men in which neither gender cohort had diabetes: GeneSTAR (4.27 vs. 11.22 per 1,000 person-years); MESA (1.66 vs. 5.64 per 1,000 person-years); and NHANES (0.4 vs. 0.88 per 1,000 person-years). CAD events were similar in women with diabetes vs.
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