Impaired left ventricular systolic function during exercise in middle-aged insulin-dependent and noninsulin-dependent diabetic subjects without clinically evident cardiovascular disease.

Equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography was performed on 19 men and 17 women with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and on 24 men and 15 women with noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and on 24 male and 24 female control subjects aged 46 to 67 years. All were without clinically evident cardiovascular disease. No significant… CONTINUE READING