• Gorshunska M. Y. Kharkiv Postgraduate Medical Academy, Kharkiv



alpha tocopherol, gamma tocopherol, type 2 diabetes mellitus, atherogenesis


The review is dedicated to the biological role of two the most commonly encountered vitamin E forms, i. e. alpha tocopherol and gamma tocopherol. Literature data provide evidence of vitamin E capability to have influence on gene activity as well as processes associated with cardiovascular complications progression. In our study gamma tocopherol was determined as minor form of vitamin E in Ukrainian (Kharkiv) population. However increase of gamma tocopherol in examined patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus on the background of identified proinflammatory and proatherogenic characteristics of gamma tocopherol makes the case for dietary adjustment in such patients’ cohort. Relative deficit of alpha tocopherol revealed in examined patients gives evidence of perspective of complex antioxidative therapy administration for cardiovascular complications progression prevention/suppression.


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How to Cite

Gorshunska, M. Y. (2021). INTERRELATION OF VITAMIN E ISOFORMS AND ATHEROGENESIS MARKERS IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS (literature review and own results) . Problems of Endocrine Pathology, 51(1), 80-89.

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