The linkage between inflammation and Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  title={The linkage between inflammation and Type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Nath{\'a}lia Gomide Cruz and Lirl{\^a}ndia P Sousa and Marinez de Oliveira Sousa and Nathalia Teixeira Pietrani and A P Fernandes and Karina Braga Gomes},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  volume={99 2},
The Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) is considered nowadays as one of the most important chronic disturbances because of the significant number of people with diabetes and its severe complications, responsible for elevated indexes of morbidity and mortality. DM2 is characterized by several degrees of insulin resistance and relative deficiency in its secretion. Genetic and environmental factors have been described as of major importance in the DM2 development as obesity, which is directly… CONTINUE READING
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