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Diabetes: Is it a Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis?

  • M. Mancini
  • G. Riccardi
  • A. Rivellese
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 58)

Abstract

Diabetic patients are more prone to develop atherosclerosis and its complications than non diabetics. This is demonstrated by several clinico-pathological and epidemiological observations (1–3). One of the most accurate of these is the Framingham study which clearly demonstrates that the average annual incidence of vascular disease is higher in diabetics at all age groups, in both sexes and in all main arterial districts (4).

Keywords

Blood Glucose Diabetic Patient High Fibre Diet Average Annual Incidence Inclination Time 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mancini
    • 1
  • G. Riccardi
    • 1
  • A. Rivellese
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Arteriosclerosis and Metabolic Disease Semiotica Medica, 2nd Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NaplesNaplesItaly

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