Diabetes/obesity-related inflammation, cardiac cell death and cardiomyopathy.

  • Yue-hui Wang, Lu Cai
  • Published 2006 in
    Zhong nan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of…


Pathogenesis of diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a complicate and chronic process that is secondary to acute cardiac responses to diabetes. One of the acute responses is cardiac cell death that plays a critical role in the initiation and development of DCM. Besides hyperglycemia, inflammatory response in the diabetic heart is also a major cause for cardiac… (More)


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