Disorders of sympathetic neural function in human diabetes mellitus: hypoadrenergic and hyperadrenergic postural hypotension.

Although sympathoadrenal activation occurs in poorly controlled diabetes, particularly diabetic ketoacidosis, abnormalities in sympathoadrenal activity have not been convincingly documented to be a general feature of patients with controlled, nonketotic diabetes. Some stable nonketotic diabetic patients, however, exhibit hypoadrenergic patterns whereas… CONTINUE READING