oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - Screening for asymptomatic coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus : review article

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9677
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1009



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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