Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 29th, 2004
"The diabetic state confers an increased propensity to accelerated atherogenesis. In addition to the established risk factors, there is evidence for increased oxidative stress in diabetes. Increased oxidative stress is manifested by increased lipid peroxidation, increased F-2-isoprostanes, increased nitrotyrosine, and increased DNA damage," researchers in the United States report.
"Also, in diabetics, there is increased superoxide release," said Sonia Vega-Lopez and colleagues at the University of California-Davis. "With regard to diabetes, antioxidants such as...
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