Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 53

Table of Content: July 2017; 8(2)

July 2017

Effects of glycosylated hemoglobin levels on neutrophilic phagocytic functions

It is well established that diabetic patients with poor glycemic control have increased susceptibility to infections, but glucose levels have not been directly associated with this increase. The assessment of the effects of glycosylated hemoglobin (A1 c) on the body’s ability to fight infections may be useful directly in establishing a link between elevated blood sugar and the risk of infections. A total of 127...

Author(s): Mary Michelle Shodja, Raymond Knutsen, Jeffrey Cao, Keiji Oda, Lawrence Beeson.W., Gary Fraser. E., and Synnove Knutsen,