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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX002046-05A1
Title: Targeting Microvascular Contributors to Impaired Functional Exercise Capacity in Diabetes
Principal Investigator:

Jane E.B. Reusch

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$771,300
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Diabetes (DM) shortens lifespan, an impact that is not fully explained by traditional cardiovascular (CV) risk factors. Functional Exercise Capacity (FEC) is a universal predictor of CV and all-cause mortality and it is decreased in people with diabetes. The overall goal of our combined basic and clinical research program is to understand and treat impaired FEC in DM to prevent premature mortality. New data from our lab indicate that: Oxygen delivery uniquely limits in vivo muscle mitochondrial...



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