Insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiovascular risk: approaches to treatment.

  title={Insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiovascular risk: approaches to treatment.},
  author={Daniel E Rosenberg and Serge A Jabbour and Barry J. Goldstein},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  volume={7 6},
The prevalence of diabetes is increasing worldwide. Insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus are major predictors of cardiovascular ischaemic disease. Other risk factors for cardiovascular death including hypertension, dyslipidaemia, smoking and visceral obesity are especially lethal in diabetics. C-reactive protein, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, matrix metalloproteinases and other emerging risk factors and their roles are continually being researched and discovered. Treatment of this… CONTINUE READING


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