Detection of early sympathetic cardiovascular neuropathy by squatting test in NIDDM.

@article{Marfella1994DetectionOE,
  title={Detection of early sympathetic cardiovascular neuropathy by squatting test in NIDDM.},
  author={Raffaele Marfella and Teresa Salvatore and Dario Giugliano and G di Maro and Riccardo Giunta and Roberto Torella and J. Juchmes and Andr{\'e} Scheen and P. Lefebvre},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1994},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={149-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the role of the squatting test in the detection of early sympathetic neuropathy in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Three groups of nonsmoking, nonobese subjects were studied: 10 healthy subjects, 10 NIDDM patients without autonomic neuropathy (AN), and 10 NIDDM patients with AN defined by the presence of a pathological deep-breathing value. All subjects were given three postural tests: lying-to-standing, sitting… CONTINUE READING

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