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Platelet function and activation in mixed ancestry subjects with hyperglycemia, from the Western Cape, South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2016)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a metabolic disorder which is characterised by insulin resistance, defective insulin secretion or both. The chronic state of hyperglycemia in diabetes is associated with microvascular ...
Markers of chronic immune activation and T-cell function in hyperglycaemia
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2017)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic inflammatory condition characterised by hyperglycaemia; continuous activation of T-lymphocytes and immune dysregulation. Although the exact mechanisms of these phenomena are not ...