Increased serum pigment epithelium derived factor levels in Type 2 diabetes patients.

Authors: Jenkins, A  Zhang, SX  Gosmanova, A  Aston, C  Dashti, A  Baker, MZ  Lyons, T  Ma, JX 
Citation: Jenkins A, etal., Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 Oct;82(1):e5-7. Epub 2008 Aug 19.
Pubmed: (View Article at PubMed) PMID:18715664
DOI: Full-text: DOI:10.1016/j.diabres.2008.06.019

Serum PEDF levels (mean (S.D.)) were increased in 96 Type 2 diabetic vs. 54 non-diabetic subjects; 5.3 (2.8) vs. 3.2 (2.0)mug/ml, p<0.001. In diabetes, PEDF correlated with BMI, serum creatinine and LDL-cholesterol, but not with other lipids, HbA1c or CRP. PEDF did not differ by drugs, complications, or gender.

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