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Arterial Stiffness Preceding Diabetes

Originally published 28 Sep 2020 | Circulation Research

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Rationale:

Previous studies on the relationship between diabetes and arterial stiffness were mostly cross-sectional. A few longitudinal studies focused on one single direction. Whether the association between arterial stiffness and diabetes is bidirectional remains unclear to date.

Objective:

To explore the temporal relationship between arterial stiffness and fasting blood glucose (FBG) status.

Full text of this article can be found at: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.317950