Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New target emerging for treating diabetes-related blood vessel damage

(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) A key enzyme that helps our proteins fold and function properly may also be a good therapeutic target to improve blood vessel health in diseases like diabetes and atherosclerosis. The enzyme is protein disulfide isomerase, or PDI, and there’s increasing evidence that it is essential to the healthy remodeling of the endothelial cells that line our blood vessels and to the production of new blood vessels when we need them.