TITLE

Patients with PTSD at heightened risk for CVD, diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Dellapena, Deb; Ellis, Brian; Foster, Melissa; Kalvaitis, Katie; Costa, Samantha
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Cardiology Today;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the highlights of a March 2013 American College of Cardiology Scientific Session wherein Doctor Ramin Ebrahimi presented a study which examines posttraumatic stress disorder patients' risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, citing as well a perspective on the research.
ACCESSION #
87663270

 

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