Diabetes: Is it a Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis?
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).
KeywordsBlood Glucose Diabetic Patient High Fibre Diet Average Annual Incidence Inclination Time
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