For the Elderly, CMV Ups Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Among elderly patients, cytomegalovirus (CMV) appears to be significantly associated with various indicators of glucose regulation. A small European analysis found that elderly patients with CMV were more likely to have type 2 diabetes than those without CMV (17.2% vs 7.9%) and had higher A1C and non-fasting glucose levels.

Abstract: Immunity & Aging, August 27, 2012 (online).

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