Study: CVD risk is higher in normoalbuminuric type 1 diabetes patients with CAN

04/18/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Normoalbuminuric type 1 diabetes patients with cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy showed higher coronary artery calcium scores as well as higher pulse pressure and subtle impairments of left ventricular systolic and diastolic function than their counterparts without CAN, a study in Diabetes found. The findings suggest that CAN may affect cardiovascular disease risk in patients with normal albumin excretion rates, researchers said.

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