Proinflammatory Effects of C-Peptide in Different Tissues

@inproceedings{Vasic2012ProinflammatoryEO,
  title={Proinflammatory Effects of C-Peptide in Different Tissues},
  author={Dusica Vasic and Daniel Walcher},
  booktitle={International journal of inflammation},
  year={2012}
}
Atherosclerosis is well known as an inflammatory disease that can lead to clinical complications such as heart attack or stroke. C-peptide as a cleavage product of proinsulin is in the last few decades known as an active peptide with a number of different effects on microvascular and macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetic patients. Patients with insulin resistance and early type 2 diabetes show elevated levels of C-peptide in blood. Several last findings demonstrated deposition of C… CONTINUE READING

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