Vascular or chronological age: which is the better marker to estimate the cardiovascular risk in patients with type 1 diabetes?

Abstract

To evaluate whether using vascular age (VA) instead of chronological age (CA) in the Framingham score would enhance the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimation in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D). This was a cross-sectional study comprising 58 T1D patients and 38 control subjects matched by age, gender and body mass index. To estimate the VA, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00592-016-0891-8

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