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|Title:||South Asians have adverse cerebrovascular haemodynamics, despite equivalent blood pressure, compared with Europeans. This is due to their greater hyperglycaemia.|
McG Thom SA
|Citation:||INT J EPIDEMIOL, 2011, 40 (6), pp. 1490-1498|
|Abstract:||South Asians have a 1.5-fold increased stroke mortality compared with Europeans, despite similar blood pressures (BP). We hypothesized that it is the greater hyperglycaemia in South Asians that increases stroke risk, by adversely affecting cerebrovascular haemodynamics.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences|
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