Impact of diabetes mellitus on arterial stiffness in a representative sample of an urban Brazilian population
OPEN Diabetology & metabolic syndrome | 24 Aug 2013
RO de Alvim, PC Santos, MM Musso, RS de Cunha, JE Krieger, JG Mill and AC Pereira
Independent of other cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, increased arterial stiffness has been established as a predictor of morbidity and mortality. The main aim of this study was to investigate the impact of diabetes on arterial stiffness in a representative sample of an urban Brazilian population plus Amerindians.
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