Medical research

Insulin resistance reversed by removal of protein

By removing the protein galectin-3 (Gal3), a team of investigators led by University of California School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse diabetic insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in mouse models of ...

Medical research

Study sheds light on gender differences in diabetes and aging

All's not fair in love and glucose intolerance - overweight men are more prone to get type 2 diabetes than are overweight women. The same phenomena holds true in mice and no one know why. Researchers at the Buck Institute ...

Health

The not-so-sweet truth about sugars

Whether all sweeteners produce the same metabolic effects in consumers is a controversial topic. A study conducted by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) investigators indicates that consuming lower amounts of added sugars ...

Medical research

Two studies show father's diet can impact on offspring

(MedicalXpress)—Two teams of researchers conducting independent experiments have found evidence that indicates that what a male mouse eats prior to mating with a female mouse can have an impact on the offspring that result. ...

Diabetes

Sleep-disordered breathing in REM linked to insulin resistance

(HealthDay)—The correlation between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and glucose metabolism varies for rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-REM sleep, according to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of the American ...

Medical research

Mitochondrial function changes as we age

(Phys.org)—A new study finds that age-related onset of type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance may be due to the lowered ability of muscle mitochondria to switch from metabolizing fatty acids to metabolizing glucose ...

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