Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 24th, 2006
"Arterial stiffness is increased in type 2 diabetes mellitus, and diabetes preferentially affects arterial stiffness of the central (elastic, capacitive) over peripheral (muscular, conduit) arteries. We hypothesized that arterial stiffness of the central artery may be more closely associated with ischemic heart disease (IHD) than stiffness of peripheral arteries in type 2 diabetes mellitus," scientists in Japan report.
S. Hatsuda and colleagues...
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