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New Strategy Against Vascular Disease in Diabetes?

News   Feb 28, 2018 | Original story from University of Washington Medicine

 
New Strategy Against Vascular Disease in Diabetes?

A cross section of an advanced atherosclerotic lesion from a mouse with metabolic syndrome. This lesion has expanded so that it is blocking almost the entire blood vessel, and has many features seen in lesions from patients with metabolic syndrome. The insulin-mimetic peptide S597 prevents the formation of this type of advanced atherosclerotic lesions. Credit: Jenny Kanter and Karin Bornfeldt/University of Washington School of Medicine

 
 
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