Journal of Diabetes and Related Disorders

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  • Research article - Medical Published: May 30, 2017

    Non-Hyperinflated Lungs in Patients with COPD and Type 2 Diabetes

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is characterized by persistent airflow limitation that is caused by a mixture of small airways disease (obstructive bronchiolitis) and parenchymal destruction (emphysema), the relative contribution of which varies between patients. These structural changes are mostly caused by cigarette smoking-induced chronic inflammation in the lung. Emphysematous…

    -Ryuya Edahiro, Shuhei Nishina, Nachi Ishikawa, Yoshio Tamura, Yoshihiko Utsu, Seigo Ishii, Atsushi K