Sex difference in the distribution of atherosclerotic risk factors and their association with peripheral arterial disease in Taiwanese type 2 diabetic patients.

  • C. Howard Tseng
  • Published 2007 in
    Circulation journal : official journal of the…

Abstract

BACKGROUND There appear to be sex differences in the risk factors for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in type 2 diabetic patients, but studies in Taiwanese patients have not been conducted. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 610 (268 men, 342 women) Taiwanese patients aged 63.3+/-10.8 years were evaluated. PAD was diagnosed by an ankle - brachial index <0.9… (More)

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@article{Tseng2007SexDI, title={Sex difference in the distribution of atherosclerotic risk factors and their association with peripheral arterial disease in Taiwanese type 2 diabetic patients.}, author={C. Howard Tseng}, journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society}, year={2007}, volume={71 7}, pages={1131-6} }