Diabetic cardiomyopathy: a clinical entity or a cluster of molecular heart changes?

@article{Mizamtsidi2016DiabeticCA,
  title={Diabetic cardiomyopathy: a clinical entity or a cluster of molecular heart changes?},
  author={Maria Mizamtsidi and Stavroula A Paschou and Julia Grapsa and Andromachi Vryonidou},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 11},
  pages={947-953}
}
BACKGROUND Although the increasing rate of cardiovascular mortality in patients with diabetes is thought to be due to the coronary atherosclerosis caused mainly by compounding factors such as dyslipidaemia and hypertension, it is now well documented that diabetes alone can lead to a vast array of molecular changes in the heart. DESIGN The aim of this article was to comprehensively review the pathophysiological and molecular changes leading to diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM), as well as to… CONTINUE READING

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