Vol 5, No 3 (2004): Practical Diabetology
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Published online: 2004-05-20

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The role of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in the pathogenesis of late diabetic complications

Dorota Zozulińska, Bogna Wierusz-Wysocka
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2004;5(3):139-142.


Late diabetic complications still remain a crucial clinical problem in spite of impressive progress in the treatment of diabetes. It is suggested that inflammatory process and polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN) play an important role in the development of diabetic micro- and macroangiopathy. In this paper we discussed the relevance of PMN in the pathology of late diabetic complications.

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