alexa Bone marrow transplantation as a strategy for treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in KK-Ay mice.
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Journal of Bone Research

Author(s): Than S

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The effects of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) on non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) were examined using KK-Ay mice. KK-Ay mice reconstituted with KK-Ay bone marrow cells showed glycosuria, hyperinsulinemia, and hyperlipidemia. However, KK-Ay mice (H-2b) that had been lethally irradiated (9.0 Gy) and then reconstituted with T cell-depleted bone marrow cells from normal BALB/c mice (H-2d) showed negative urine sugar with decreases in serum insulin and lipid levels 4 mo after BMT. Morphological recovery of islets and glomeruli was also noted after allogeneic BMT. These findings suggest that BMT can be used to treat not only a certain type of NIDDM but also its complications such as hyperlipidemia and diabetic nephropathy.

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This article was published in J Exp Med. and referenced in Journal of Bone Research

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