Chapter 4 diabetic retinopathy and oxidative stress see chapter 22 antioxidant supplements and diabetic retinopathy a sohail cw limimportance of pericytes and mechanisms of pericyte loss during diabetes retinopathy diabetes obes metab 10 2008 pp 53 63. Diabetes results in increased oxidative stress and elevated oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetic complications increased oxidative stress in diabetes is postulated to promote the development of neuropathy 26 nephropathy 27 28 myocardial injury 29 and retinopathy 30 . This chapter summarizes the current perspective on how diabetes induces oxidative stress in the retina how diabetes induced oxidative stress may lead to the development of diabetic retinopathy and reviews strategies for treatment or prevention of diabetic retinopathy by reducing oxida tive stress. 28 oxidative stress in diabetes mellitus increasing over time may play a role in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy 29 fig 2 major pathways implicated in the development of diabetic . Diabetes oxidative stress and dietary antioxidants bridges the trans disciplinary divide among diabetologists endocrinologists and nutritionists in understanding and treating diabetes the book covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in diabetes and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix
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