Assessing peripheral arteries in South African black women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

There are no published data on the prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) or medial arterial calcification in an unselected group of black South African patients with DM. Traditionally it is thought that South African blacks have a lower incidence of vascular disease than their white counterparts. In the studies examining PAD as seen in a vascular… CONTINUE READING