Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 1st, 2006
According to recent research published in the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, "Diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of vascular disease, with significant alterations in systemic endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) and peripheral vascular function."
"To identify the contribution of the different vascular compartments in the diabetic impairment of vascularization, we employed streptozotocin- and control-treated 3-mo-old C57Bl/6 mice in an isogeneic pinnal cardiac allograft model, revealing a significant delay...
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