Does Type II Diabetes Induce Early Senescence and Degeneration in Human Intervertebral Discs? A Tissue Biomarker Evaluation

-Diabetes mellitus (DM) stands as a pervasive health concern, affecting millions globally and leading to multi-organ dysfunction. A recent study published in the International Journal of Spine Surgery explores the impact of type 2 diabetes on human intervertebral discs, shedding light on the accelerated senescence and degeneration observed in these crucial spinal structures.