Increasing homocysteine levels and diabetic autonomic neuropathy.

@article{Cohen2001IncreasingHL,
  title={Increasing homocysteine levels and diabetic autonomic neuropathy.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Cohen and Barrett W. Jeffers and Susan Stabler and Robert Schrier and R Estascio},
  journal={Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical},
  year={2001},
  volume={87 2-3},
  pages={268-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for the development of diabetic sensorimotor peripheral neuropathy (DSPN) and diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN). BACKGROUND Hyperhomocysteinemia and non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) are both associated with premature vascular disease. Microvascular ischemia may be a risk factor for DSPN and DAN; therefore, the relationship of hyperhomocysteinemia to DSPN and DAN was investigated. METHODS Baseline neurological… CONTINUE READING

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