Advanced glycation and type 1 diabetes

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This dissertation studies the connection between the glycation of proteins and type 1 diabetes-related complications, among which cardiovascular diseases. Several determinants of the glycation of proteins were related to cardiovascular diseases in type 1 diabetes. The main conclusion is that the glycation of proteins is a mechanism that can lead to complications in type 1 diabetes. With the observed connections the research creates perspectives for prevention or treatment of type 1 diabetes-related complications.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
  • Stehouwer, Coen, Supervisor
  • Schalkwijk, Casper, Supervisor
  • Ferreira de Sousa, Maria, Co-Supervisor
Award date7 Jun 2012
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012


  • diabetes 1
  • glycated proteins
  • cardiovascular diseases

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