ERIC Number: EJ647148
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Risk between Nondiabetic Adults with Mental Retardation with and without Down Syndrome.
Draheim, Christopher C.; McCubbin, Jeffrey A.; Williams, Daniel P.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v107 n3 p201-11 May 2002
A study compared components of insulin resistance syndrome between 75 adults with Down syndrome and 70 with mental retardation. Women with Down syndrome had lower fasting plasma glucose and lower systolic blood pressure than comparison women. Men with Down syndrome had lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure than comparison men. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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