Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in IDDM. A study of identical twins.

@article{Dubrey1994RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in IDDM. A study of identical twins.},
  author={Simon William Dubrey and D R Reaveley and Mary Seed and David A. Lane and Helen A Ireland and MARTIN W. O'DONNELL and B. A. O'Connor and M I M Noble and R David Leslie},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1994},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={831-5}
}
Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) have an excess mortality, predominantly attributable to cardiovascular disease. To determine the effect of IDDM on potential risk factors for cardiovascular mortality, we studied subjects from the British Diabetic Twin Study Group. Forty-five identical twin pairs discordant for IDDM were recruited in… CONTINUE READING