Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for coronary arteriosclerosis in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Okada1999HyperhomocysteinemiaIA,
  title={Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for coronary arteriosclerosis in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Eikichi Okada and Koji Oida and Hitoshi Tada and Kentarou Asazuma and Katsumi Eguchi and Gen Tohda and Sachiko Kosaka and Shosuke Takahashi and Isamu Miyamori},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={484-90}
}
OBJECTIVE An increased plasma homocysteine level is an important risk factor for vascular disease, including coronary atherosclerosis, in the general population. However, the role of hyperhomocysteinemia in the development of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with type 2 diabetes is unknown. Therefore, we have endeavored to determine the relationship between plasma homocysteine levels and the presence of coronary arteriosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND… CONTINUE READING

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