Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 23rd, 2004
"Atherosclerosis is a complex, chronic disease state that usually arises from the converging action of several pathogenic processes, including hypertension, hyperlidemia, obesity and insulin resistance," scientists in the United States explained. "Significantly, due to the increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes worldwide, several aspects of the renin-angiotensin system, including the capacity for angiotensin II synthesis and binding are increased in human and animal models of type II diabetes, and potentiate vascular lesion formation."
"Angiotensin II, an important...
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