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Central blood pressure and pulse wave velocity: relationship to target organ damage and cardiovascular morbidity-mortality in diabetic patients or metabolic syndrome. An observational prospective study. LOD-DIABETES study protocol

  • Manuel A Gómez-Marcos1,
  • José I Recio-Rodríguez1,
  • Emiliano Rodríguez-Sánchez1,
  • Yolanda Castaño-Sánchez1,
  • Angela de Cabo-Laso1,
  • Benigna Sánchez-Salgado1,
  • Carmela Rodríguez-Martín1,
  • Carmen Castaño-Sánchez1,
  • Leticia Gómez-Sánchez1 and
  • Luis García-Ortiz1Email author
BMC Public Health201010:143

Received: 12 February 2010

Accepted: 18 March 2010

Published: 18 March 2010

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18 Mar 2010 Editorially accepted
18 Mar 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-10-143

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Authors’ Affiliations

La Alamedilla Health Centre, Primary Care Research Unit, Castilla y León Health Service - SACYL