Category Archives: diabetic cardiomyopathy

Study identifies RNA-based mechanism underlying how diabetes damages the heart.


People with diabetes have a two to five time higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. For decades physicians have noticed unhealthy changes in the hearts of diabetics called diabetic cardiomyopathy, which is a disorder of the heart muscle that can lead to heart failure.  However, the molecular mechanisms responsible for this cardiac disorder are poorly understood, although they are key

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