Type 1 Diabetes and Heart Disease Linked by Inflammatory Protein

Following the previous post that showed that in addition to follow a whole food, plant-based diet, keeping blood glucose in check could minimize the effect of type 1 diabetes on heart disease (atherosclerosis). In this article from diabetescare.net, researchers have found that elevated blood glucose leads to inflammation of the blood vessels (leading to atherosclerosis), which opens the way for future medical treatment to reduce that condition.

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