[Myocardial disease in diabetes mellitus].

  title={[Myocardial disease in diabetes mellitus].},
  author={Lars Gullestad and John K. Kjekshus},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  volume={112 8},
Diabetes mellitus is associated with excessive cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Patients with diabetes mellitus suffer premature and severe atherosclerosis, and the relative impact is greater in women than in men. Clinical, experimental and pathological studies support the existence of a specific cardiomyopathy associated with diabetes mellitus. The… CONTINUE READING