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The role of adipose tissue in the regulation of endothelial function in type 2 diabetes : mechanisms and therapeutic implications
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The prevalence of obesity and diabetes is rising dramatically worldwide. Increased adiposity is associated with elevated cardiovascular risk factors, ...
Receptor for advanced glycation end-products blockade improves endothelial dependent vascular function in atherosclerotic mice
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
Atherosclerosis is a progressive inflammatory disease that is present in large vessels in the body. We hypothesized that either adiponectin treatment or soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation Products (sRAGE) treatment ...