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Sickle cell trait may lead to CV disorders in adults with type 2 diabetes

September 4, 2015

The presence of sickle cell trait in African adults with type 2 diabetes may lead to increased vascular dysfunction, oxidative stress and abnormal blood rheology, according to research in Diabetes Care.

Mor Diaw, MD, of Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal, and colleagues analyzed data from 28 adults with type 2 diabetes (14 with sickle cell trait) and 32 adults without diabetes (18 with sickle cell trait). All participants were Senegalese.

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