Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, ISSN 1923-2861 print, 1923-287X online, Open Access
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Volume 5, Number 6, December 2015, pages 313-320

Diabetes Mellitus and the Cardiovascular System


Figure 1.
Figure 1. The interplay of several factors in diabetic cardiovascular disease appears to reflect a heightened inflammatory/oxidation stress which affects the entirety of the vascular tree, affecting multiple organs at the microvascular and macrovascular level, in addition to the harmful effects on the autonomic nervous system.