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

Franjic, B. and Marwick, T. H. (2009) The diabetic, hypertensive heart: Epidemiology and mechanisms of a very high-risk situation. Journal of Human Hypertension, 23 11: 709-717. doi:10.1038/jhh.2009.43


Author Franjic, B.
Marwick, T. H.
Title The diabetic, hypertensive heart: Epidemiology and mechanisms of a very high-risk situation
Journal name Journal of Human Hypertension   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0950-9240
1476-5527
Publication date 2009-11
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1038/jhh.2009.43
Volume 23
Issue 11
Start page 709
End page 717
Total pages 9
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Language eng
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.
Keyword Heart disease
Diabetes mellitus
High blood pressure
Cardiovascular disease
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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