C-Reactive Protein and Prognosis in Diabetes: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Abstract

C-reactive protein (CRP) is a liver-derived protein whose concentration increases manyfold during inflammation or infection, making it a useful diagnostic and treatment measure in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. However, in the last decade, CRP has garnered interest as a biomarker of vascular risk that has stimulated more studies than perhaps any… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/db08-1788

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