High serum insulin concentrations in relation to other cardiovascular risk factors in macrovascular disease of type 2 diabetes.

@article{Standl1985HighSI,
  title={High serum insulin concentrations in relation to other cardiovascular risk factors in macrovascular disease of type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Eberhard Standl and Hans Uwe Janka},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research. Supplement series},
  year={1985},
  volume={15},
  pages={46-51}
}
In normal, nondiabetic man, a link between hyperinsulinaemia and coronary heart disease (CHD) has been suggested by recent population surveys. The present study reports on hyperinsulinaemia as associated with macrovascular (coronary, peripheral, and carotid artery) disease in 323 non-selected NIDDs (type 2 diabetics) and 178 age and sex matched controls. Both among the 58% of diabetics and 38% of nondiabetics with large vessel disease fasting serum C-peptide was significantly elevated (p less… CONTINUE READING

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