Obesity is a determinant of arterial stiffness independent of traditional risk factors in Asians with young-onset type 2 diabetes.

OBJECTIVE Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) among the young population has become a serious concern globally, presumably due to the rising trend of obesity. Compared to other forms of diabetes, young-onset T2DM experiences more cardiovascular events and other vascular complications although the underlying mechanisms remain largely unknown. Increased arterial stiffness… CONTINUE READING