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Legacy effect is related to which of the diabetes complication? (PNQ)



A Cardiovascular
B Renal

C Neuropathy
D Retinopathy

Ans. A

Cardiovascular

Recent Advances: (Ref. Hari 18th ed. Pg- 2985)

1). Improved glycemic control started soon after the diagnosis of diabetes reduces cardiovascular complications in DM, but the glycemic goal for individuals with long-standing diabetes remains unclear.

2). In both the DCCT (type 1 diabetes) and the UKPDS (type 2 diabetes), cardiovascular events were not reduced immediately by intensive treatment during the trial but were reduced at follow-up 10–17 years later (this effect has been termed legacy effect or metabolic memory).

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