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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Microalbuminuria is associated with impaired arterial and venous endothelium-dependent vasodilation in patients with Type 2 diabetes|
|Author:||SILVA, A. M. V.|
SCHAAN, B. D.
SIGNORI, L. U.
PLENTZ, R. D. M.
MORENO JR., H.
BERTOLUCI, M. C.
IRIGOYEN, M. C.
|Abstract:||Background: Microalbuminuria in Type 2 diabetes is associated with arterial endothelial dysfunction, but the venous bed was never evaluated. Aim: To study the endothelial function in the venous and arterial bed in patients with Type 2 diabetes with normoalbuminuria or microalbuminuria. Material and methods: We evaluated 28 patients with Type 2 diabetes, glycated hemoglobin (Hbak(1c)) <7.5%, who were classified as normo- (albuminuria <30 mg/24 h; no.=16) or microalbuminuric (albuminuria 30-300 mg/24 h; no.=12). Venous and arterial endothelial function were assessed by the dorsal hand vein technique (venodilation by acetylcholine) and brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation, respectively. Results: Patients were normotensive (systolic arterial pressure: 131.1 +/- 10.6 mmHg) and on good metabolic control (HbA(1c): 6.6 +/- 0.6%). Microalbuminuric patients presented impaired venous (32.9 +/- 17.4 vs 59.3 +/- 26.5%; p=0.004) and arterial vasodilation (1.8 +/- 0.9 vs 5.1 +/- 2.4; p<0.001), as compared to normoalbuminuric patients. There was a negative correlation between acetylcholine-induced venodilation and albuminuria (r=-0.62; p<0.001) and HbA(1c) (r=-0.41; p=0.032). The same was observed between flow-mediated arterial vasodilation and albuminuria (r=-0.49; p=0.007) and HbA(1c) (r=-0.44; p=0.019). Venous and arterial vasodilation was positively correlated (r=0.50; p=0.007). Conclusions: Both venous and arterial endothelial function are impaired in Type 2 microalbuminuric diabetics, in spite of good metabolic control, suggesting that other factors are involved in its pathogenesis. (J. Endocrinol. Invest. 33: 696-700, 2010) (C) 2010, Editrice Kurtis|
|Subject:||Type 2 diabetes|
|Editor:||EDITRICE KURTIS S R L|
|Appears in Collections:||FCM - Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas|
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