Comparison of the released amounts of growth factors and cytokines from platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) from patients with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus

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You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Diabetes
  • Age: Between 30 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients who agree to have their blood drawn for growth factor and cytokine analyses.
  • Age: >30 years-old
  • Non-smoker
  • Patients of Indiana University School of Dentistry

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patient with severe systemic diseases 
  • Class III obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • History of myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident, transient ischemic attack, coronary artery disease in the past 6 months. 
  • Immune compromised patient (HIV, AIDS)
  • Smokers or alcoholic patients 
  • Current chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Corticosteroid, anticoagulant, antiplatelet, NSAIDs or other anti-inflammatory drug use within 10 days
  • History of drug or substance abuse in the last year 

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