Clinical determinants of carotid intima-media thickness in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2.

@article{Bartman2012ClinicalDO,
  title={Clinical determinants of carotid intima-media thickness in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2.},
  author={Wojciech B Bartman and Krystyna Barbara Pierzchała},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={519-28}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Early atherosclerotic changes in carotid arteries can be detected using ultrasound examination. The aim of this study was to assess correlations between intima-media thickness (IMT) and gender, age and clinical features of diabetes mellitus (DM). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group consisted of 73 patients with type 2 DM (mean age: 63.6 ± 7.5 years), and 74 controls without DM (mean age 62.2 ± 7.5 years). Analysed clinical features of diabetes included disease duration… CONTINUE READING

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