Won Yong Kim

Carotid-Femoral Pulse Wave Velocity Is Associated With Cerebral White Matter Lesions in Type 2 Diabetes

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OBJECTIVEPatients with type 2 diabetes have a high incidence of cardiovascular events including stroke. Increased arterial stiffness (AS) predicts cardiovascular events in the general population. Cerebral white matter lesions (WMLs) are associated with an increased risk of stroke. It is unknown whether AS in patients with type 2 diabetes is associated with WMLs.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSWe examined 89 patients recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (
Original languageEnglish
JournalDiabetes Care
Pages (from-to)722-728
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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