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Platelet function and activation in mixed ancestry subjects with hyperglycemia, from the Western Cape, South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2016)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a metabolic disorder which is characterised by insulin resistance, defective insulin secretion or both. The chronic state of hyperglycemia in diabetes is associated with microvascular ...
Echocardiography for early detection of heart disease in high risk diabetic patients
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2015)
Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease with a significant impact on personal lifestyle and wellbeing. It is associated with a high prevalence of myocardial disease, the early detection of which is important ...