Mariko Yukawa

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Several studies suggest that inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus, as well as atherosclerosis, and acute-phase reactants have been proposed as monitors for the ongoing process of these diseases. We studied the clinical significance of serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) in relation to chronic diabetic(More)
Plasma brain natriutetic peptide (BNP) concentrations in type 2 diabetic patients were measured by newly developed enzyme immunoassay, and their clinical application was evaluated. Precision of the measurement system was satisfactory for clinical use, and the value obtained by this system had good correlation to that by radioimmunoassay. Tubes containing(More)
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