atherosclerosis

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Synonyms for atherosclerosis

a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries

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All the above studies show that hyperglycemia is an important risk factor for diabetic macrovascular disease.
Carotid intima-media thickness in relation to macrovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Therefore, MLCK in arterial endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells plays a key role in the occurrence and development of diabetic macrovascular disease.
Recent studies on macrovascular disease in SSc suggest that ischemic demarcation and loss of digits occur secondary to narrowing or occlusion of larger digital arteries (vessels of the palmar arch, radial, or ulnar artery) or medium-sized and large arteries in the lower extremities.
The cerebrovascular diseases include the ischemic stroke and the hemorrhagic stroke, both of which happen in patients with macrovascular disease or microvascular disease.
Predictors of macrovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
1), (2) In addition, because endothelial dysfunction can promote or exacerbate atherosclerosis via microvessel wall damage, (3) a large amount of attention has recently focused on macrovascular disease owing to atherosclerosis in SSc.
The microangiopathic disease is the substrate of retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy, and the macrovascular disease works as accelerated atherosclerosis affecting vital organs like the heart or the brain.
Diabetic nephropathy is a serious complication of microvascular and macrovascular disease that leads to lower extremity amputation if not monitored closely (Pawaskar et al.
18) Microvascular disease, macrovascular disease and hyperglycaemia all play a role in the development of nephropathy.
Macrovascular disease was defined as presence of ischemic heart disease, stroke, transient ischemic attack or peripheral artery disease (4,12).
say that what is needed is an unequivocal demonstration that macrovascular disease would respond to tight glucose control in type 2 diabetes.
Methods: One hundred and thirteen consecutive patients with type 1 DM without macrovascular disease were enrolled into this cross-sectional study.
We are reminded that atherosclerosis can cause not only macrovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke, but also microvascular disease, of which ED is one example.
He said that although the degree of glycemia in diabetic patients is strongly related to the risk of microvascular complications, the relation of glycemia to macrovascular disease in diabetes is more modest.