Copeptin is an independent predictor of diabetic heart disease and death.

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We previously discovered that high copeptin is associated with incidence of diabetes mellitus (diabetes), abdominal obesity, and albuminuria. Furthermore, copeptin predicts cardiovascular events after myocardial infarction in diabetic patients, but whether it is associated with heart disease and death in individuals without diabetes and prevalent cardiovascular disease is unknown. In this study, we aim to test whether plasma copeptin (copeptin), the C-terminal fragment of arginine vasopressin prohormone, predicts heart disease and death differentially in diabetic and nondiabetic individuals.
Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)549
TidskriftAmerican Heart Journal
Volym169
Utgåva4
DOI
StatusPublished - 2015

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  • Kardiologi

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