Diabetic and hypertensive heart disease.

  title={Diabetic and hypertensive heart disease.},
  author={Emiliano Grossman and F H Messerli},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={125 4},
Diabetes mellitus and hypertensiontwo disorders that frequently coexist in the same patientlead to structural and functional cardiac impairments that accelerate progression to cardiovascular illness and death from cardiovascular causes [1, 2]. Clinical and experimental studies suggest that the presence of diabetes and hypertension in the same patient results in more severe cardiomyopathy than would be expected with either condition alone [3, 4]. We summarize the features of heart disease in… CONTINUE READING


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