Pesantez, M, Ebekozien, O, Vendrame, F.


  • Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is higher in those diagnosed at early age and with longer disease duration.
  • Glycemia is the strongest modifiable risk factor for CVD, although traditional CVD risk factors are involved as well.
  • There is an undertreatment of CVD risk factors in T1D, particularly in young adults.
  • To promote cardiovascular health (CVH) in T1D, the eight CVH metrics proposed for the general population should adopt targets specific for the T1D population.

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