Indian Asians have poorer cardiovascular autonomic function than Europeans: this is due to greater hyperglycaemia and may contribute to their greater risk of heart disease.

R Bathula, A D Hughes, R Panerai, J F Potter, S A McG Thom, D P Francis, A C Shore, J Kooner, N Chaturvedi

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Abstract

Indian Asians from the general population have impaired cardiovascular autonomic function compared with Europeans. This is due to greater hyperglycaemia in Indian Asians and may determine their increased CHD risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2120-2128
Number of pages9
JournalDiabetologia
Volume53
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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