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Overview of attention for article published in Cardiovascular Diabetology, January 2005
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Cardiovascular Diabetology, January 2005
DOI 10.1186/1475-2840-4-5
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Jeanette Johansen, Alex K Harris, David J Rychly, Adviye Ergul


Cardiovascular complications, characterized by endothelial dysfunction and accelerated atherosclerosis, are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes. There is growing evidence that excess generation of highly reactive free radicals, largely due to hyperglycemia, causes oxidative stress, which further exacerbates the development and progression of diabetes and its complications. Overproduction and/or insufficient removal of these free radicals result in vascular dysfunction, damage to cellular proteins, membrane lipids and nucleic acids. Despite overwhelming evidence on the damaging consequences of oxidative stress and its role in experimental diabetes, large scale clinical trials with classic antioxidants failed to demonstrate any benefit for diabetic patients. As our understanding of the mechanisms of free radical generation evolves, it is becoming clear that rather than merely scavenging reactive radicals, a more comprehensive approach aimed at preventing the generation of these reactive species as well as scavenging may prove more beneficial. Therefore, new strategies with classic as well as new antioxidants should be implemented in the treatment of diabetes.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 3 <1%
United States 3 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Nigeria 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Other 2 <1%
Unknown 392 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 78 19%
Student > Master 77 19%
Researcher 40 10%
Student > Bachelor 32 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 26 6%
Other 108 27%
Unknown 46 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 119 29%
Medicine and Dentistry 76 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 38 9%
Chemistry 27 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 26 6%
Other 60 15%
Unknown 61 15%

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