- Fabrizio D'ascenzo, University of Turin
- Christian Delles, University of Glasgow
- Michel Noutsias, University Hospital of Jena
- Johanna Takkenberg, Erasmus MC
- Gillian Whalley, Unitec
- Timothy Shipley, BioMed Central
A review of published literature indicates that Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in and after pregnancy is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis; weight control may help to prevent cardiovascular diseases in these patients.
Analysis of published literature indicates that the use of glitazones and sulfonylureas in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with an increased risk of heart failure compared with metformin use.
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014, 14:136
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