Diabetic cardiomyopathy: Pathophysiology, theories and evidence to date
Lavanya Athithan, Gaurav S Gulsin, Gerald P McCann, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester and NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
Eylem Levelt, Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Centre and Biomedical Imaging Science Department, Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds LF9 7TF, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Athithan L performed the literature review and wrote the draft of the paper and Gulsin GS also contributed to the writing and editing of the manuscript which was critically revised and edited by Levelt E and McCann GP. All authors approved the final version.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Lavanya Athithan, MBChB, MRCP, Doctor, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester and NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Groby road, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 14, 2019
Peer-review started: May 20, 2019
First decision: May 31, 2019
Revised: September 25, 2019
Accepted: September 25, 2019
Article in press: September 25, 2019
Published online: October 15, 2019