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  • How Sugar Harms the Peritoneum and Causes Fibrosis

    HOW does sugar harm the peritoneum? An RNA sequencing study looked at peritoneal endothelial cell (EC) function in mice and human ESRD cells in the presence or absence of glucose. In mice, glucose increased EC proliferation, permeability, and inflammation. Blocking glucose caused a therapeutic benefit. Human cells reacted in a similar way.

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    Tags: Sugar, Glucose, Peritoneum, RNA Sequencing, Endothelial Cell Function