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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.
Authors: Bathula, R
Hughes, AD
Panerai, RB
Potter, JF
McG Thom SA
Tillin, T
Shore, AC
Hale, R
Chambers, J
Kooner, J
Chaturvedi, N
First Published: Dec-2011
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.
DOI Link: 10.1093/ije/dyr101
eISSN: 1464-3685
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences

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