Women with type 2 diabetes are less likely to be prescribed statins than men – despite the fact that the condition increases the risk for their heart
- Patients with type 2 diabetes more often suffer from heart disease by 40 percent  A similar risk of heart disease and stroke for men
- A new study shows that they are 16 percent less likely to prescribe statins
Women with type 2 diabetes are less likely than men to appoint statins, as shown in the study. These conditions are more frequent than those who did not have a condition to die of a serious cardiac event
But statins used to prevent a heart attack or stroke are easier for men than blood pressure pills that reduce the risk of heart disease.
Women with type 2 diabetes have a similar risk of heart disease and stroke for men, but a new study shows a 16% less chance of appointing statins her GP [1 9659014] A study of more than 450,000 people in England showed that women with type 2 diabetes had 16% less chance of receiving statins than men. They were 26 percent less likely to prescribe ACE inhibitors to lower blood pressure.
This may be because heart disease is often seen as a "male illness" that threatens men more than women.
shows that women with diabetes have similar additional risk of heart disease and stroke for men
Rutter from the University of Manchester, senior research author, said that heart disease is often viewed as a male problem because men are more likely to come from their doctor with chest pains
Dr. Martin Rutter of Manchester University, senior author of the hor study, said: "Heart disease is often seen as a male problem, because men are more likely to come from their doctor with chest pains, while women have more subtle symptoms like dyspnea , which can be skipped.
why doctors are less susceptible to the risk of cardiovascular disease in women, but in diabetes guidelines it is clearly shown that they should offer the same medication.
"Now, further research is needed to understand the causes of these differences in the purpose and ways to find
People with type 2 diabetes have a much greater risk of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events because of their high blood sugar damage. important blood vessels that lead to the heart.
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But women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to suffer from obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels that increase their risk. . Nevertheless, they pass vital drugs, despite the fact that doctors see more doctors than men.
"Prejudicial bias" can not be explained by the fact that physicians do not want to give blood pressure pills and statins for women who suffer from menopause that can damage them
Experts say doctors may just need more training to Make sure that women receive the same prophylactic drugs as men.
A study published in the Circulation magazine, compared with nearly 80,000 people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes from 2006 to 2013.
Dr. Elizabeth Robertson, director of the Diabetes UK study, said: "These new findings show that prospects for women with type 2 diabetes are better than previously believed due to improved care. However, we must make sure that everyone who has type 2 diabetes receives the best treatment and care to minimize the risk of cardiovascular complications such as heart attack or stroke.