Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
According to recent research from Turkey, "In the present study, we investigated the effects of simvastatin, a 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor, on lipid metabolism, lipid peroxidation, antioxidant enzyme activities and ultrastructure of diabetic rat lung. Diabetes was induced by a single injection of streptozotocin (45 mg kg-1, i.p.). After 8 weeks induction of diabetes, some control and diabetic rats were treated with simvastatin (10 mg kg-1 rat day-1; orally) for 4 weeks."
G. Ozansoy and...
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