Oxidative stress and diabetic cardiovascular complications.

  title={Oxidative stress and diabetic cardiovascular complications.},
  author={Desmond B Jay and Hirofumi Hitomi and Kathy K. Griendling},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  volume={40 2},
Diabetes diagnoses are increasing at an alarming rate worldwide. The majority of diabetes-related deaths arise from cardiovascular complications such as myocardial infarction, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Oxidative stress has been demonstrated to be present in animal models as well as in patients with diabetes and has been suggested as a possible contributor to the accelerated atherosclerosis seen in diabetics. The generation of reactive oxygen species in diabetes occurs via several… CONTINUE READING
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