Table 2

Relative association between specific cardiovascular risk factors and CVD events in T1DM versus T2DM

T1DMT2DM
Hypertension+++++
Cigarette smoke++++
Inflammation++++
High LDL-C++++
Low HDL-C0, +++
TriglyceridesNo data++
Microalbuminuria++++++
Insulin resistance++++
Poor glycemic control++++++
  • Range, 0 to +++. CVD, cardiovascular disease; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; T1DM, type 1 diabetes mellitus; T2DM, type 2 diabetes mellitus.