Impairment of cardiac function in hypertensive patients with Type 2 diabetes: A LIFE study
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
Ventricular Function, Left
Systolic and diastolic LV function in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic LV hypertrophy and diabetes are impaired independent of LV mass, most likely reflecting the adverse effects of diabetes per se.