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Decades old mystery solved as researchers map the effect of T2 diabetes on the lymphatic vessels.

Approximately 28 million Americans live with Type 2 diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels.  The immune system plays a part in type 2 diabetes. Researchers have linked insulin resistance to high levels of cytokines, which are released in response to inflammation in the body.  The immune system’s response to inflammation leads to fat cells being unable to

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