Helicobacter pylori in Diabetic Patients. Its Relation to Micro and Macro-vascular Complications
BACKGROUND: Diabetic patients are at risk for getting many infections including _H. pylori._ This infection has been epidemiologically linked to some extra-digestive conditions including ischemic heart disease. There is increasing evidence that certain microbial agents may have a pathogenic role in the development of atherosclerosis. The mechanisms by which _H. pylori_ might play in development of atherosclerosis are unknown. AIMS ... Read more