Published in Diabetes Week, October 23rd, 2006
According to recent research from Japan, "We designed the present study to examine whether diabetes mellitus affects the antiarrhythmic effect of flecainide, a sodium channel blocker, E-4031, a potassium channel blocker, and verapamil, a calcium channel blocker, in diabetic rats. The experiments were performed in intact and diabetic rats 2, 4, and 6 wk after administration of streptozotocin."
I. Ito and colleagues at Osaka University explained, "Rats were anesthetized with halothane and monitored continuously for arterial blood pressure and premature ventricular...
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