Precision Cardio-Metabolic Phenotyping for Genetic Discovery and Risk Prediction
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Clinical Science R&D
July 2018 -
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Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in US Veterans, as well as the US population at large. T2D is a widely-recognized risk factor for CVD, and T2D leads to worse CVD outcomes. However, there remains considerable clinical heterogeneity among individuals with T2D. Even among individuals with apparently similar glycemic control, there is significant variability with respect to who will develop CVD. To develop more effective...