Increased cardiovascular risk in South African patients with Addison's disease.

  title={Increased cardiovascular risk in South African patients with Addison's disease.},
  author={Ian Louis Ross and Ragnhildur Bergthorsdottir and Naomi Sharlene Levitt and Desmond A Schatz and Gudmundur Johannsson and Adrian David Marais},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  volume={45 12},
Patients with Addison's disease (AD) are believed to be at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). South Africa, like the rest of the developing world is experiencing an increase in CVD and patients with AD may be at double the risk of their peers. We wished to explore AD patients' CVD risk factors. A cross-sectional nationwide study in South Africa of patients with AD was conducted. A cohort of 147 patients with AD and 147 healthy control subjects were matched by age, gender, ethnicity, and BMI… CONTINUE READING


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