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ea0032p402 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Signs of accelerated carotid atherosclerosis assessed by MRI in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Hoyem Pernille H , Laugesen Esben , Mikkelsen Anders A F S , Christensen Britt , Opstrup Ulla K , Poulsen Per L , Erlandsen Mogens , Kerwin Bill , Thrysoe Samuel , Christiansen Jens S , Kim Won Y , Hansen Troels K

Introduction: Type 2 diabetes is associated with accelerated atherosclerosis, which causes macro-vascular complications such as cerebral infarctions, myocardial infarctions, and peripheral vascular disease. We aimed to investigate whether there are differences in the morphology of atherosclerosis in the carotid arteries assessed by MRI in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients compared to non-diabetic control subjects.Methods: Hundred type 2 diabetic p...