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OBJECTIVE Oxidative stress is implicated in the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus and its chronic complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate plasma antioxidant status in patients with(More)
OBJECTIVES We studied erythrocyte (RBC) caspase-3 activity and oxidative status in plasma and RBCs of 33 patients with type 2 diabetes at first clinical onset and 23 age-matched non-diabetes control(More)
BACKGROUND We investigated the l-arginine (l-Arg)-nitric oxide (NO) metabolic pathway in the erythrocytes (RBCs) and plasma of subjects with type 2 diabetes at first clinical onset. METHODS RBCs(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate paraoxonase-1 (PON1) lactonase activity, myeloperoxidase (MPO) activity (as a marker of inflammation) and antioxidant status in plasma of patients with type 1 diabetes(More)
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