Predicting the risk of coronary heart...

Predicting the risk of coronary heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Madison, WI

#1 Oct 4, 2011
According to a research study reported in a recent US patent application, an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD, including coronary heart disease (CHD)) in patients with type 2 diabetes can be diagnosed by detecting basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF). An increased level of bFGF is indicative of increased risk of CHD in diabetic patients. News link:

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