Impact of Noninsulin-Dependent Type 2 Diabetes on Carotid Wall 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Uptake

JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 06/01/2012

Type 2 diabetes was significantly associated with carotid wall FDG uptake in patients with known or suspected cardiovascular disease. In diabetic patients, obesity and smoking add to the risk of increased FDG uptake values.

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