The metabolic syndrome influences the risk of chronic complications in patients with Type II diabetes

@article{Isomaa2001TheMS,
  title={The metabolic syndrome influences the risk of chronic complications in patients with Type II diabetes},
  author={Bo Isomaa and Marianne Henricsson and Peter Almgren and Tiinamaija Tuomi and M-R. Taskinen and Leif Groop},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={44},
  pages={1148-1154}
}
We examined features of the metabolic syndrome to see if they modified the risk of chronic diabetic complications in patients with Type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus. A total of 85 randomly selected patients with the metabolic syndrome (WHO definition) were compared with 85 Type II diabetic patients matched for age, sex, duration of diabetes, glycaemic control and without the syndrome to assess the microvascular and macrovascular complications. The patients with the metabolic… CONTINUE READING