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Effect of smoking and waist circumference on biochemical markers of oxidative stress in subjects with IGT and newly diagnosed diabetics from Bellville South, Western Cape, South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2011)
Studies have shown that oxidative stress (OS) is a major pathological risk factor in various diseases, including type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Hyperglycemia independently is a generator of free radicals, hence increases ...