Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 11th, 2005
According to recent research from Japan, "Ninety-eight diabetic patients (type 2) were studied together with 24 healthy normotensive controls. Microaggregates (particle scale, <25microm) of platelets were detected by a laser scattering system. Microaggregates in the control group showed a time-dependent reversible change; however, they existed continuously in 82 of 98 diabetic patients."
H. Matsuno and associates reported, "When platelets of diabetics were stimulated by a shear stress alone without ADP, 74 also showed spontaneous and irreversible microaggregates even...
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