Growth factors in diabetic complications.


Diabetes mellitus is characterized by a lack of insulin, causing elevated blood glucose, often with associated insulin resistance. Over time, especially in genetically susceptible individuals, such chronic hyperglycemia can cause tissue injury. Dysregulation of growth factors in diabetes occurs through biochemical and hemodynamic pathways. In some tissues… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/1744666X.2.3.403


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