Clinical Autonomic Research

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 255–257 | Cite as

Asymmetrical properties of heart rate variability in type 1 diabetes

  • Przemyslaw GuzikEmail author
  • Jaroslaw Piskorski
  • Paola Contreras
  • Eduardo R. Migliaro
Research Letter


Heart rate variability related to heart rate decelerations and accelerations is reduced in patients with type 1 diabetes compared to healthy individuals both in resting 10-min and ambulatory 24-h ECGs.


Diabetes mellitus Heart rate asymmetry Heart rate variability Phase-rectified signal averaging Poincaré plots of RR intervals 



This study was partially supported by the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONICYT, FCE 2081), Montevideo, Uruguay.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Przemyslaw Guzik
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jaroslaw Piskorski
    • 2
  • Paola Contreras
    • 3
  • Eduardo R. Migliaro
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Cardiology-Intensive TherapyPoznan University of Medical SciencesPoznanPoland
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsUniversity of Zielona GoraZielona GoraPoland
  3. 3.Department of Physiology, School of MedicineUniversidad de la RepúblicaMontevideoUruguay

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