β-thromboglobulin and fibrinopeptide a in diabetes mellitus as markers of vascular damage

Maria Cristina Librenti, Armando D'Angelo, Piero Micossi, Barbara Garimberti, Pier Mannuccio Mannucci, Guido Pozza

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Abstract

β-thromboglobulin (BTG) and fibrinopeptide A (FpA) were studied in 68 non-insulin dependent diabetic patients (NIDD) aged 32-81 with a mean duration of diabetes of 9±0.8 SEM years and 44 healthy controls, comparable for age and sex. Diabetic patients were subdivided into subsets according to the presence of microvascular disease, macrovascular disease or the absence of these lesions. Patients with microangiopathy (micro- and/or macrovascular disease) had higher HbA (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-45
Number of pages7
JournalActa Diabetologica Latina
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1985

Keywords

  • Clotting factors
  • Diabetes
  • Vascular complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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