The Pathogenesis of Diabetic Atherosclerosis

Abstract

Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have an over tenfold risk for cardiovascular disease in their lifetime [ 1 ] . In the United States, 77% of diabetesrelated hospital admissions are for cardiovascular complications. A key feature of diabetes contributing to this is the development of an accelerated atherosclerosis [ 2 ] . Cardiovascular disease is one of… (More)

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