• Inflammatory cytokines in type 2 diabetes mellitus as facilitators of hypercoagulation and abnormal clot formation 

      Randeria, Shehan N.; Thomson, Greig J. A.; Nell, Theo A.; Roberts, Timothy; Pretorius, Etheresia (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-06-04)
      Background: The global burden of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), together with the presence of cardiovascular risk in this population, is reaching pandemic levels. A prominent feature of T2DM is chronic and systemic ...
    • Platelet activity and hypercoagulation in type 2 diabetes 

      Pretorius, Lesha; Thomson, Greig J. A.; Adams, Rozanne C. M.; Nell, Theo A.; Laubscher, Willem A.; Pretorius, Etheresia (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2018-11-02)
      Background: A strong correlation exists between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), with CVD and the presence of atherosclerosis being the prevailing cause of morbidity and mortality in ...