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Peripheral arterial disease is narrowing (due to atheroma) that affects arteries other than arteries in the heart or brain. We also analyzed the relation of ascorbic acid, grouped into low to marginal, normal, and saturation serum categories, to cardiovascular disease. Damage to the valves from rheumatic fever is known as valvulitis, meaning inflammation of the valve flaps (leaflets). This results in the production of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which are assocated with oxidative damage that leads to pathological changes in various organ systems.

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