Diabetes adversely affects macrophages during atherosclerotic plaque regression
in mice.
Authors Parathath S, Grauer L, Huang LS, Sanson M, Distel E, Goldberg IJ, Fisher EA
Submitted By Edward Fisher on 3/17/2014
Status Published
Journal Diabetes
Year 2011
Date Published 6/1/2011
Volume : Pages 60 : 1759 - 1769
PubMed Reference 21562077
Abstract Patients with diabetes have increased cardiovascular risk. Atherosclerosis in
these patients is often associated with increased plaque macrophages and
dyslipidemia. We hypothesized that diabetic atherosclerosis involves processes
that impair favorable effects of lipid reduction on plaque macrophages.

Investigators with authorship
Edward FisherNew York University School of Medicine
Ira GoldbergNew York University School of Medicine