Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with peripheral artery disease

@inproceedings{Canani2013CardiovascularAN,
  title={Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with peripheral artery disease},
  author={Luis Henrique Santos Canani and Eduardo Copstein and Miriam Pecis and Rog{\'e}rio Friedman and Cristiane Bauermann Leitao and Mirela J Azevedo and Cristina Bergmann Triches and Dimitris V Rados and Ruy Silveira Moreas and Jorge Luiz Gross},
  booktitle={Diabetology & metabolic syndrome},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate possible associations between cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction and peripheral artery disease (PAD) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 67 patients with type 2 diabetes were included. PAD was identified by Doppler ultrasonography: systolic ankle-brachial pressure index <0.9. Cardiovascular autonomic function, besides five conventional cardiovascular autonomic function tests, was assessed by heart rate… CONTINUE READING