Postprandial hyperglycemia is a determinant of platelet activation in early type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Chronic hyperglycemia is a major contributor to in vivo platelet activation in diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of acarbose, an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, on platelet activation and its determinants in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients. METHODS Forty-eight subjects (26 males, aged 61 +/- 8 years) with early type… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.03742.x

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