Response to Comments on: Selvin et al. sRAGE and Risk of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Death. Diabetes 2013;62:2116–2121

  1. Marc K. Halushka3
  1. 1Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
  2. 2Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  3. 3Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
  1. Corresponding author: Elizabeth Selvin, lselvin{at}

We thank Drs. Schalkwijk and Stehouwer (1) and Dr. Yamagishi (2) for their interest in our recent article (3). We agree with the authors that it is interesting that some studies in populations with preexisting conditions (i.e., type 1 or type 2 diabetes) have shown positive associations of …

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