JACK LIEBERMAN, M.D.; ADRIANA SASTRE, B.A.
Elevated levels of serum angiotensin-converting enzyme were detected in 24% of 265 patients with diabetes mellitus. The elevations correlated strongly with the presence of severe retinopathy. Diabetes mellitus must be considered when an assay of serum angiotensin-converting enzyme is used to confirm a diagnosis of sarcoidosis.
LIEBERMAN J, SASTRE A. Serum Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme: Elevations in Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Intern Med. ;93:825–826. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-6-825
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(6):825-826.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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