Folate status in type 2 diabetic patients with and without retinopathy

@inproceedings{Malaguarnera2015FolateSI,
  title={Folate status in type 2 diabetic patients with and without retinopathy},
  author={Giulia Malaguarnera and Caterina Gagliano and Salvatore Salomone and Maria Giordano and Claudio Bucolo and Antonino Pappalardo and Filippo Drago and Filippo Caraci and Teresio Avitabile and Massimo Motta},
  booktitle={Clinical ophthalmology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Folate deficiency is associated with cardiovascular disease, megaloblastic anemia, and with hyperhomocysteinemia. This study has been undertaken to investigate the role of folate status during the progression of the diabetic retinopathy. METHODS We measured the plasma levels of homocysteine, folic acid, and red cell folate in 70 diabetic type 2 patients with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), 65 with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), 96 without diabetic… CONTINUE READING
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