Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme and frequency of severe hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetes: does a relationship exist?

@article{Zammitt2007SerumAE,
  title={Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme and frequency of severe hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetes: does a relationship exist?},
  author={Nicola Naomi Zammitt and Jacqueline Geddes and Roderick E. Warren and Ricardo Marioni and Joanne Ashby and Brian M Frier},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1449-54}
}
AIMS An association has been described between elevated serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and an increased risk of severe hypoglycaemia (SH). To ascertain whether this reported association could be replicated in a different country, it was re-examined in 300 individuals with Type 1 diabetes. METHODS People with Type 1 diabetes, none of whom was taking renin-angiotensin system blocking drugs, were recruited. Participants recorded the frequency with which they had experienced SH… CONTINUE READING

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