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The postpartum phase following gestational diabetes (GDM) is characterised by subtle metabolic defects, including the beta cell dysfunction that is believed to mediate the increased future risk of type 2 diabetes in this patient population. Low circulating levels of adiponectin and increased leptin and C-reactive protein (CRP) have recently emerged as novel(More)
Increased accumulation of indolic uremic solutes in the blood of uremic patients contributes to the risk of thrombotic events. Red blood cells (RBCs), the most abundant blood cells in circulation, may be a privileged target of these solutes. However, the effect of uremic solutes indoxyl sulfate (IS) and indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) on procoagulant activity(More)
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