Diabetic cardiomyopathy.

  title={Diabetic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Frederick S. Fein and Edmund H. Sonnenblick},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  volume={27 4},
Diabetes mellitus is associated with a specific cardiomyopathy. This is evident from the clinical-pathological work and the epidemiologic data from the Framingham study. Noninvasive studies of diabetics have shown alterations in systolic and diastolic function that may ultimately lead to clinical heart failure. The relationship of these cardiac changes to the type of diabetes, its duration, and its severity is not settled. However, a correlation between changes in heart function and other… CONTINUE READING
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