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Insulin Resistance Mediated By White Blood Cells
2012-08-06 09:00:59

Neutrophils' role is a surprise -- and a potential new target for treating diabetes

2011-11-14 23:19:10

Male and female mice engineered to express the inflammatory enzyme IKKbeta in their fat tissue ate more but gained less weight.

2010-09-06 08:59:33

Fish oil was deemed the “miracle food of the 21st century” because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetes benefits, among many others.

2010-08-16 15:40:05

Inflammation-causing cells in fat tissue may explain the link between obesity and diabetes, a team of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers in Melbourne, Australia, has shown.

2010-05-10 08:59:12

Recent decades have seen a huge increase in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

2010-03-15 15:27:31

An experimental oral drug has lowered blood sugar levels and inflammation in mice with Type 2 diabetes, suggesting that the medication could someday be added to the arsenal of drugs used by millions of Americans with this disease, according to new research.

2010-02-03 22:23:24

Although obesity is a risk factor for diabetes and coronary heart disease worldwide, only some obese individuals go on to develop these metabolic complications, while others are relatively protected.

2009-09-07 08:26:35

Chronic inflammation within fat tissue is now recognized as a contributor to the many negative consequences that come with obesity -- from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, according to Yuichi Oike of Kumamoto University in Japan. Researchers hope a new discovery will point to a targeted therapy designed to limit the impact of the obesity epidemic.

2009-08-26 10:06:56

An exploration of the molecular links between insulin resistance and inflammation may have revealed a novel target for diabetes treatment, say scientists at the John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

2009-05-29 08:01:14

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, and collaborators at Harvard Medical School have linked a specialized protein in human muscles to the process that clears glucose out of the bloodstream

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