Alterations in the Corneal Nerve and Stem/Progenitor Cells in Diabetes: Preventive Effects of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Treatment

@inproceedings{Ueno2014AlterationsIT,
  title={Alterations in the Corneal Nerve and Stem/Progenitor Cells in Diabetes: Preventive Effects of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Treatment},
  author={Hiroki Ueno and Takaaki Hattori and Yuta Kumagai and Noboru Suzuki and Satoki Ueno and Hitoshi Takagi},
  booktitle={International journal of endocrinology},
  year={2014}
}
This study aimed to investigate whether corneal nerve and corneal stem/progenitor cells are altered in insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I-) treated individuals with diabetes. A group consisting of db/db mice with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and a wild-type group were assessed by neural and corneal stem/progenitor cell markers immunostaining and real-time… CONTINUE READING