Coated-platelet levels in patients with Type 1 and with Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Alicia J Jenkins, Albina K Gosmanova, Timothy J Lyons, Kerri D May, Azar Dashti, Mary Z Baker, Leann Olansky, Chris E Aston, George L Dale

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Abstract

Coated-platelet levels were quantified in 58 people with Type 1 diabetes, 90 with Type 2 diabetes, and 54 non-diabetic controls. In diabetes high coated-platelet levels were related to smoking and glucose control drugs, but not to glycaemia or other drugs. Prospective studies should evaluate coated-platelets and complications and drug effects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e8-10
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Volume81
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Blood Platelets
  • Collagen
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Platelet Count
  • Thrombin

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