oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - Screening for asymptomatic coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus : review article
|Article Title||Screening for asymptomatic coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus : review article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Author||H.B. Bacus, A.A. Motala and F.J. Pirie|
|Publication Date||Apr 2008|
|Pages||14 - 17|
Diabetes mellitus is a known independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD) and other macrovascular complications, including stroke and peripheral vascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in people with type 2 diabetes. People with type 2 diabetes are disproportionately affected with cardiovascular disease compared with those without diabetes.
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