FFA-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction Can Be Corrected by Vitamin C.-(06-10-02)



FFA-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction Can Be Corrected by Vitamin C

Kind of makes you wonder how we can see headlines that vitamin C does not protect against heart disease, huh? This study finds that antioxidant therapy may help to protect the lining of the blood vessels against oxidative damage from increased free fatty acids in the bloodstream. The FFA can be increased when insulin resistance lowers the ability of cells to take up the FFA from the bloodstream, so lifestyle changes to increase insulin sensitivity would go nicely with the antioxidant therapy.

JCEM — Abstracts: Pleiner et al. 87 (6): 2913

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