Biomedical Research

- Biomedical Research (2014) Volume 25, Issue 1

Oxidative Stress in Type II Diabetes Mellitus.

Oxidative stress has been implicated in Diabetes mellitus. The oxidative stress is in terms of serum lipid peroxidase level and antioxidant activity in terms of superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase levels were compared in type II Diabetes mellitus and age matched healthy controls. The mean values of serum lipid peroxidase were increased and superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase levels were decreased in type II Diabetes mellitus as compared to controls. The oxidative stress was increased in type II Diabetes mellitus.

Author(s): Mahendra D. Bikkad, Sachin D. Somwanshi, Sandeep H. Ghuge, N. S. Nagane

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