Von Willebrand factor in diabetic angiopathy.

@article{Kessler1998VonWF,
  title={Von Willebrand factor in diabetic angiopathy.},
  author={Laurence Kessler and Michel Wiesel and Pierre Attali and J-M. Mossard and Jennifer Cazenave and Michel Pinget},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          327-36
        }
}
Diabetes mellitus is a complex disease characterised by chronic hyperglycaemia responsible for complications affecting the kidneys, eyes, peripheral nerves and micro- and macrovascular systems. Von Willebrand factor (vWf), a multimeric glycoprotein mainly synthesised by endothelial cells, is involved in platelet adhesion and aggregation and acts as the carrier of coagulation factor VIII in plasma. Increased levels of vWf, reflecting activation of or damage to endothelial cells, have been… CONTINUE READING

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