Effects of eicosapentaenoic acid on platelet activation markers and cell adhesion molecules in hyperlipidemic patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We compared the levels of microparticles, platelet activation markers, soluble cell adhesion molecules, soluble selectins, and antioxidized low-density lipoprotein (anti-Ox LDL) antibody between patients with hyperlipidemia and control subjects. Binding of anti-glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa and anti-GPIb monoclonal antibodies to platelets did not differ… (More)