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[Comment] Age at type 1 diabetes onset: a new risk factor and call for focused treatment

Therapeutic options for diabetes have improved, allowing people with type 1 diabetes to live longer and healthier lives. However, life expectancy remains 8–13 years shorter and cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in type 1 diabetes.1,2 Attention has focused appropriately on modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors such as glucose control, blood pressure, and cholesterol. However, non-modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors, age at the time of the diagnosis being an example, might also help direct timing of therapy for modifiable risk factors.

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