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Two players produce destructive cascade of diabetic retinopathy

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Dr. Modesto Rojas(right) and Research Associate Zhimin Xu (Photograph by GRU Senior Photographer Phil Jones)

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta – The retina can be bombarded by reactive oxygen species in diabetes, prompting events that destroy healthy blood vessels, form leaky new ones and ruin vision. Now researchers have learned that those chemically reactive molecules must come from both the bone marrow as well as the retinal cells themselves [...]

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