The marriage of glucose and blood vessels: It isn't all that sweet

Wen Cheng Xiong, David M. Stern

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Abstract

The secondary complications of diabetes are the major factors limiting quality of life and longevity in diabetic patients. Among these complications, cardiovascular disease is the major cause of morbidity and mortality. Based on a recent paper by Vikramadithyan et al. (2005), this preview addresses the role of aldose reductase as a contributor to the pathogenesis of diabetic macrovascular disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)212-215
Number of pages4
JournalCell Metabolism
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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