Diabetes Mellitus and the Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Swine

Diabetes Mellitus and the Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Swine

Introduction Diabetes mellitus is occurring in epidemic proportions worldwide and it is estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA)2 that 300 million persons will have the disease by 2025. Currently WHO and ADA classify...
Diabetes in Miniature Swine

Diabetes in Miniature Swine

Introduction Diabetes mellitus is the most common endocrine disorder of humans and Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is currently the 6th leading cause of death. Diabetes is characterized by abnormalities of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism and long-term complications including...
Renal Complications in Chronic Diabetic Minipigs

Renal Complications in Chronic Diabetic Minipigs

Abstract Renal complications as a consequence of chronic diabetes is considered a leading cause of chronic kidney diseases in humans and it is currently estimated that diabetic nephropathy is affecting more than 7 million people in the U.S.Objective: Assess kidney...