Assessment of arterial stiffness in women with gestational diabetes.

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AIMS Gestational diabetes mellitus may precede development of Type 2 diabetes and may be related to cardiovascular disease. Pulse wave velocity measurement is the gold-standard method to evaluate arterial stiffness, a preclinical cardiovascular risk marker. However, the relationship between aortic stiffness and gestational diabetes is unclear. The aim of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2011.03471.x

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