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Adj.1.atheromatic - of or relating to or resembling atheroma; "atheromatous degeneration of the arteries"
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It should be mentioned that DT2 patients are routinely treated with drugs lowering concentrations of serum lipidogram parameters, but not necessarily lowering the atheromatic complications.
Most of these changes have an arterial origin, resulting from atheromatic thrombosis of large vessels, changes in small peripheral vessels, or embolic incidents.
In vivo, polar extracts from olive oil and olive pomace have reduced the atheromatic lesion in hypercholesterolemic rabbits [89, 90] and mellitus patients reduced platelet sensitivity after one month of traditional Mediterranean diet [84], while wine consumption improved platelet sensitivity independently of alcohol [91].