Diabetes-associated macrovasculopathy: pathophysiology and pathogenesis.

  title={Diabetes-associated macrovasculopathy: pathophysiology and pathogenesis.},
  author={Sayeeda Rahman and Tahminur Rahman and Aziz Al-Shafi Ismail and Abdul Rashid},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  volume={9 6},
The complications associated with diabetic vasculopathy are commonly grouped into two categories: microvascular and macrovascular complications. In diabetes, macrovascular disease is the commonest cause of mortality and morbidity and is responsible for high incidence of vascular diseases such as stroke, myocardial infarction and peripheral vascular diseases. Macrovascular diseases are traditionally thought of as due to underlying obstructive atherosclerotic diseases affecting major arteries… CONTINUE READING