Medical research

'Feeding and fasting' hormone adropin can improve insulin action

In a study published in Molecular Metabolism, a SLU researcher has found that adropin, a hormone that regulates whether the body burns fat or sugar during feeding and fasting cycles, can improve insulin action in obese, diabetic ...

Diabetes

Exercise induces hypothalamic cell proliferation in mice

(HealthDay)—Exercise training induces hypothalamic cell proliferation in adult mice and improves insulin sensitivity, but blocking cell proliferation does not prevent insulin action, according to an experimental study published ...

Diabetes

Circulating MicroRNAs linked to type 2 diabetes

(HealthDay)—Circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) are associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D), and their levels vary with insulin action, according to a study published online Jan. 29 in Diabetes Care.

Medical research

Insight into the dazzling impact of insulin in cells

Australian scientists have charted the path of insulin action in cells in precise detail like never before. This provides a comprehensive blueprint for understanding what goes wrong in diabetes.

Medical research

Why living against the clock is a risky business

Living against the clock—working late-night shifts or eating at inappropriate times, for example—can come with real health risks, metabolic syndrome, obesity, and diabetes among them. Now, researchers reporting in Current ...

Diabetes

Estrogen may improve pathway-selective insulin resistance

(HealthDay)—Estrogen treatment at the time of surgical menopause may reverse aspects of pathway-selective insulin resistance in the liver associated with a high-fat diet (HFD) in mice by promoting insulin action on glucose ...

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