We also excluded patients with diabetes mellitus, arteriosclerosis , and those receiving anticoagulant medication.
Most genetically predisposed diseases are not rare conditions limited to small numbers of families; they encompass a wide spectrum of common diseases like diabetes, arteriosclerosis , Alzheimer's disease and many cancers.
The feel of the artery itself may suggest whether its wall has normal resilience, or is hardened and thickened by arteriosclerosis .
Unfortunately, some people with arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis have no symptoms until one or more arteries are so hardened that they cause a medical emergency.
Another possible cause of impaired lung function could be increased sclerosis of bronchial arteries as a consequence of generalized arteriosclerosis in diabetes.
Drop attacks where the elderly fall and can't get up without help are associated with arteriosclerotic blood vessel disease at the back of the brain.
In other studies, religious commitment has resulted in reduced alcohol and drug abuse, lower blood pressure, and reduced risk of dying from arteriosclerotic heart disease.
Gross and microscopic examination revealed bronchopneumonia and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Gene therapy for reducing arteriosclerotic risk has been hindered primarily by complications introduced by the vectors used to introduce the therapeutic genes.
In peacetime, however, by far the commonest indication is gangrene due to severe arterial disease, usually arteriosclerotic or diabetic in origin, and not infrequently from a combination of these two conditions.