Relationship of mammographic intra-arterial calcifications and diabetes.

@article{Schmitt1984RelationshipOM,
  title={Relationship of mammographic intra-arterial calcifications and diabetes.},
  author={Eva Schmitt and B A Threatt},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={988-9}
}
Mammary intra-arterial calcification (MIAC) as a predictor of occult diabetes has been suggested in the medical literature. However, the incidence of arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis increases with age, as well as with hypertension and diabetes. The mammograms of 169 known diabetic women were reviewed for MIAC. Of the 27 (16%) women who had MIAC, 85… CONTINUE READING