Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, May 11th, 2006
Study 1: Public health programs for pregnant mothers and young families, aiming at changing overfeeding and the sedentary lifestyle, could potentially influence future diabetes risks.
According to recent research published in the journal Diabetologia, "Overload of the beta cell, mediated by a variety of mechanisms, may sensitize it to immune damage and apoptosis, and thus accelerate ongoing autoimmune processes leading to its destruction. Environmental risk determinants that may exert such overload effects include insulin resistance due to excess fat cell...
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