Delayed gastric emptying is related to cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Bian2011DelayedGE,
  title={Delayed gastric emptying is related to cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={R W Bian and Qingqing Lou and L. L. Gu and Alice P. S. Kong and Wing-Yee So and Gary Tin-Choi Ko and Xuenong Ouyang and Yun Zheng Mo and Ronald Ching-Wan Ma and Juliana C N Chan and C. C. Chow},
  journal={Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica},
  year={2011},
  volume={74 1},
  pages={28-33}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is the commonest gastrointestinal (GI) complication in type 2 diabetes. We aimed to evaluate the association between DGE and cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN) in type 2 diabetes. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 71 Chinese patients (39 men and 32 women, aged 60-90 years) and 30 controls (12 men and 18 women, aged 50-79 years) were studied in Nanjing, China. The gastric emptying was assessed by 13C-octanoic acid breath test (OBT… CONTINUE READING