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미세혈관 합병증이 없는 노인 당뇨병 환자에서 무증상의 죽상 경화증의 위험요인에 대한 분석

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 Risk Factors for Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis in Elderly Diabetic Patients without Diabetic Microvascular Complications 
 박종숙  ;  남주영  ;  이현철  ;  김경래  ;  임승길  ;  차봉수  ;  안철우  ;  박진아  ;  조민호  ;  김똘미  ;  김철식 
 Korean Journal of Clinical Geriatrics (임상노인의학회지), Vol.5(2) : 208-215, 2004 
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 Korean Journal of Clinical Geriatrics  (임상노인의학회지) 
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Background: Diabetes Mellitus is a major independent risk factor for atherosclerosis. We have no information on the prevalence of asymptomatic atherosclerosis in diabetic patients before the onset of microvascular diseases. The aims of this study was to evaluate risk factors for the atherosclerosis in elderly type 2 diabetic patients without the microvascular diseases. Methods: We evaluated atherosclerotic change of carotid arteries in 60 elderly Korean type 2 diabetic patients who had neither atherosclerotic vascular diseases nor diabetic microvascular complications.When atherosclerotic change was defined as the mean intima-media thickness (IMT) of >1.0 mm and/or the presence of plaque lesion, 28.3% of patients had atherosclerosis of the carotid arteries. Results: Risk factors for the carotid atherosclerosis were age, low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes treatment. Age and LDL-cholesterol were associated with mean IMT. Fasting plasma glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), and known diabetes duration remained unassociated with any parameters of asymptomatic atherosclerosis of the carotid arteries. Conclusion: Glycemic control is unrelated with asymptomatic atherosclerosis in elderly type 2 diabetic patients without diabetic microvascular complications. Conventional risk factors and diabetes treatment are independently associated with atherosclerosis of the carotid arteries in these patients.
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김경래(Kim, Kyung Rae)
김똘미(Kim, Dol Mi)
김철식(Kim, Chul Sik)
남주영(Nam, Ju Young)
박종숙(Park, Jong Suk) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5385-1373
박진아(Park, Jina)
안철우(Ahn, Chul Woo)
이현철(Lee, Hyun Chul)
임승길(Lim, Sung Kil)
차봉수(Cha, Bong Soo) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0542-2854
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