Is serum Klotho protective against atherosclerosis in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus?

@article{Kele2016IsSK,
  title={Is serum Klotho protective against atherosclerosis in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus?},
  author={Nurşen Keleş and Burcu Nur Doğan and Macit Kalcik and Mustafa Caliskan and Necibe Nur Keles and Feyza Ulusoy Aksu and Mustafa Orhan Bulut and Osman Kostek and Banu Işbilen and Yusuf Yilmaz and Aytekin Oğuz},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={126-32}
}
OBJECTIVE Klotho deficiency is associated with several metabolic disorders. Two dimensional (2D) longitudinal strain (LS) of left ventricle (LV), carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT), flow-mediated dilation (FMD) of brachial artery and epicardial fat thickness (EFT) have been reported to be early predictors of atherosclerosis. We aimed to investigate the relationship between serum Klotho levels and these early predictors of atherosclerosis in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM… CONTINUE READING