Acute Effects of Cocoa Flavanols on Blood Pressure and Peripheral Vascular Reactivity in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Essential Hypertension: A Protocol for an Acute, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Cross-Over Trial

Anouk Tanghe, Bert Celie, Samyah Shadid, Ernst Rietzschel, Jos Op't Roodt, Koen D. Reesink, Elsa Heyman, Patrick Calders*

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Original languageEnglish
Article number602086
Number of pages11
JournalFrontiers in cardiovascular medicine
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2021


  • type 2 diabetes
  • cocoa flavanols
  • vascular reactivity
  • blood pressure
  • muscular oxygenation
  • antihypertensive drugs

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