Diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia – mortal trio

Authors: prof. MUDr. Andrej Dukát, CSc.
Authors‘ workplace: II. interná klinika LF UK a UN Bratislava
Published in: Forum Diab 2015; 4(1): 62-66
Category: Topic


Epidemiological studies indentified three main pathophysiological factors influencing the process of atherothrombosis with its clinical consequencies. Diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension and dyslipidemia represent comorbidities mostly influencing the current epidemy of cardiovascular diseases and morbidity not only in the developed countries, but as well as in the developing countries. Preventive measures use complex principles influencing their all factors.

Key words:
cardiovascular diseases – diabetes mellitus – comorbidities – cardiovascular prevention – therapy.


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