Serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with carotid intima-media thickness in type 2 diabetes.


BACKGROUND High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) is more sensitive than standard C-reactive protein (CRP) assay in evaluating the risk of coronary heart disease and other atherosclerotic events. By this time, there are several reports that type 2 diabetic subjects have higher serum levels of hsCRP than those of non-diabetic subjects. However, there… (More)


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