Impaired HPA axis function in diabetes involves adrenal apoptosis and phagocytosis.


Departamento de Bioquímica Clínica, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. [Email]


The aim of the present study was to analyze the involvement of oxidative stress and inflammation in the modulation of glucocorticoid production in the adrenal cortex of diabetic rats.


Apoptosis,Diabetes,HPA dysfuntion,Oxidative stress,α-lipoic acid,α-tocopherol,