Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 18th, 2005
"The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between arterial stiffness and diabetic retinopathy. The subjects comprised 1004 patients with type 2 diabetes," scientists writing in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice report.
"Pulse-wave velocity (PWV) was used as a marker of arterial stiffness. Clinical characteristics, including PWV and diabetic retinopathy (DR), were investigated in a cross-sectional study. PWV, duration of diabetes, systolic blood pressure and hemoglobin A1c level were all significantly higher in patients with diabetic...
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