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Carotid artery intima media thickness in relation with atherosclerotic risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Gayathri2012CarotidAI,
  title={Carotid artery intima media thickness in relation with atherosclerotic risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={R. Gayathri and R. C. Chandni and V. Udayabhaskaran},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={
          20-4
        }
}
The present study was carried out to study the correlation between carotid artery intima media thickness (CIMT) with risk factors for atherosclerosis and atherosclerotic events in Type 2 Diabetes mellitus patients. The predictive value of CIMT as an indicator of early atherosclerosis was determined and the various atherosclerotic risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus were studied. Our study showed that CIMT was significantly higher in those type 2 diabetic patients who had atherosclerotic… CONTINUE READING

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