Kristina Ojbrandt

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Treatment with angiotensin II receptor blockers is associated with lower risk for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus compared with thiazide diuretics. The Mechanisms for the Diabetes Preventing Effect of Candesartan Study addressed insulin action and secretion and body fat distribution after treatment with candesartan, hydrochlorothiazide, and(More)
The authors evaluated a screening program for lower extremity arterial disease (LEAD) in diabetic patients and focused on the value of toe blood pressure assessment. They recruited 437 subjects, ages 30-70 years (134 healthy controls, 166 type 1 and 137 type 2 diabetic patients; control [Ctr], DM1, and DM2) with no previous history of LEAD. They were(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the reproducibility and precision of three, simple, non-invasive methods to measure blood pressure (BP) in the lower extremities by comparing reproducibility and sensitivity in finding abnormally low BP between ankle blood pressure (ABP) and toe blood pressure (TBP), by studying the concordance between TBP in toe 1 and 2 and evaluating(More)
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