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Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene II genotype protects against the development of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Authors
  • Mansoor, Qaisar
  • Javaid, Amara
  • Bilal, Nighat
  • Ismail, Muhammad
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of diabetes
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2012
Volume
4
Issue
3
Pages
257–261
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-0407.2012.00205.x
PMID: 22607040
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

  The II genotype of the ACE gene has a protective effect against the development of DPN in T2DM patients. This suggests a role for the renin-angiotensin system in modulating neuropathy in T2DM.

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