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Effects of Diabetes on the WBC

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Patient with diabetes has impaired circulation and WBC cannot be delivered to the site of bacterial invasion (Pt. has open wound with purulent drainage).

What else happens the WBC itself as a result of having diabetes that affects its ability to fight infection?

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This solution provides three links to articles that discuss the effects of Diabetes on white blood cells. The explanation is given in 85 words with one reference.