‘Swamp gas’ protects blood vessels from complications of diabetes

More ScienceDaily: Diabetes News Aug 2, 2011, 6:58 pm

Hydrogen sulfide is a foul-smelling gas with an odor resembling that of rotten eggs. Sometimes called “swamp gas,” this toxic substance is generally associated with decaying vegetation, sewers and noxious industrial emissions. And — as odd as it may seem — it also plays a critical role in protecting blood vessels from the complications of diabetes. … Read the Rest

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  • Description: Hydrogen sulfide is a foul-smelling gas with an odor resembling that of rotten eggs. Sometimes called "swamp gas," this toxic substance is generally associated with decaying vegetation, sewers and noxious industrial emissions. And — as odd as it may seem — it also plays a critical role in protecting blood vessels from the complications of diabetes.