Alveolar macrophages in diabetes: friends or foes
Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 06/13/2012
Sunahara KKS et al. – Studies have shown that during hyperglycemic states, the phagocytic function of AMs and the expression of adhesion molecules may be altered, interfering with the recruitment of immune cells to the inflammatory site. Insulin treatment seems to recover the normal function of impaired AMs.