Inflammation and type 2 diabetes.

@article{Calle2012InflammationAT,
  title={Inflammation and type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Mariana C. Calle and Maria de las Cruces Sanchez Fernandez},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={183-91}
}
Low-grade inflammation is a common feature in subjects with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Heart disease, the metabolic syndrome and T2D all have in common the increased concentration of circulatory cytokines as a result of inflammation. Inflammatory cytokines are produced by different cell types and secreted into the circulation, where they regulate different tissues through their local, central and peripheral actions. This review focuses on C-reactive protein (CRP), a well-established marker of the… CONTINUE READING

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