J Korean Diabetes > Volume 13(4); 2012 > Article
The Journal of Korean Diabetes 2012;13(4):182-186.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4093/jkd.2012.13.4.182    Published online December 27, 2012.
당뇨병 환자에서 심혈관질환 평가방법 - 운동부하심전도
김주연, 김미경, 정우백
Exercise Treadmill Test for Evaluation of Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetic Patients.
Ju Youn Kim, Mee Kyoung Kim, Woo Baek Chung
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. peace816@catholic.ac.kr
Abstract
Patients with diabetes mellitus have a greater risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) than the general population, and CAD is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in this population. Therefore, its early detection is very important to improve the prognosis. Especially, in asymptomatic patients, a proper screening test to detect occult CAD is needed. The Treadmill Test, in this sense, is a useful tool which can be easily performed with low cost for screening for the presence of myocardial ischemia associated with diabetes mellitus.
Key Words: Exercise test, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus


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