Toe–brachial index as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in people with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria

@article{Zobel2017ToebrachialIA,
  title={Toe–brachial index as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in people with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria},
  author={Emilie H Zobel and Bernt Johan von Scholten and Henrik Reinhard and Frederik Persson and Tine Willum Hansen and Henrik Parving and Peter Karl Jacobsen and Peter Rossing},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2017},
  volume={60},
  pages={1883-1891}
}
The study aimed to evaluate toe–brachial index (TBI) and ankle–brachial index (ABI) as determinants of incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality in people with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria. This was a prospective study including 200 participants. Unadjusted and adjusted (traditional risk factors and additional inclusion of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide [NT-proBNP] and coronary artery calcification) Cox regression models were performed. C statistics and… CONTINUE READING
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