Medial arterial calcification in diabetes and its relationship to neuropathy


Calcification of the media of arterial walls is common in diabetes and is particularly associated with distal symmetrical neuropathy. Arterial calcification also complicates chronic kidney disease and is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. The term calcification is not strictly accurate because the morphological changes… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00125-009-1521-6


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