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The diabetic, hypertensive heart: epidemiology and mechanisms of a very high-risk situation

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Franjic, B and Marwick, TH, The diabetic, hypertensive heart: epidemiology and mechanisms of a very high-risk situation, Journal of Human Hypertension, 23, (11) pp. 709-717. ISSN 0950-9240 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1038/jhh.2009.43

Abstract

The prevalence of diabetes is escalating, and is leading to increased rates of heart failure, myocardial infarction and cardiovascular death. Due to several inter-related biological processes, hypertension is often associated with diabetes, and accelerates these morbid conditions. These points are outlined below.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:heart disease, diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Research Field:Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Marwick, TH (Professor Tom Marwick)
ID Code:90815
Year Published:2009
Web of Science® Times Cited:11
Deposited By:Menzies Institute for Medical Research
Deposited On:2014-04-24
Last Modified:2014-05-29
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