Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Impact of TPO Treatment on Bone Healing and Angiogenesis in Type 2 Diabetes|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Currently, 1 in 4 veterans receiving VA care is diabetic, and over 70% are overweight or obese and at risk of developing diabetes. Diabetes is a risk factor for impaired fracture healing and numerous studies have demonstrated increased frequency of non-union, partial union, or delayed union in diabetic patients as compared to non-diabetic patients. Diabetic patients have impaired microcirculation which is partially responsible for these fracture complications. In the case of non-union, additiona...
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