Alexander V. Priezzhev(1), Andrei E. Lugovtsov(1), Vladimir B. Koshelev(2), Olga E. Fadyukova(2), Maria D. Lin(2), and Gelena M. Naumova(2)
(1) Physics Department / International laser Center, and (2) Faculty of Medicine, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Diabetes mellitus is a systemic disease that is gaining higher and higher social problem due to the quickly growing number of Earth population suffering from it and due to severe alterations of vitally important systems of the human organism involved including the cardiovascular system. In particular, the microcirculation gets drastically impaired due to the alterations of the blood microrheologic properties. The paper addresses the issues of optical assessment of the changes in blood microcirculation and in major microrheologic parameters, i.e. red blood cells deformability and aggregation, and it implications in diabetes mellitus.
Dr. Alexander V. Priezzhev
Moscow State University, Professor
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