Published in Diabetes Week, August 1st, 2005
According to recent research from Canada, "While considerable research has examined diminished insulin responses within peripheral tissues, comparatively little has been done to examine the effects of this metabolic disruption upon the CNS. The present study employed biochemical and electrophysiological assays of acutely prepared brain slices to determine whether neural insulin resistance is a component of the metabolic syndrome observed within the fructose-fed (FF) hamster. The tyrosine phosphorylation levels of the insulin receptor (IR) and insulin...
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