Published in Health and Medicine Week, May 2nd, 2005
According to recent research from Denmark and Norway, "We recently described a primarily reduced palmitate oxidation in myotubes established from type 2 diabetic subjects, whereas triacylglycerol (TAG) accumulation seemed to be adaptive. However, it is still uncertain whether these changes are similar for saturated and unsaturated fatty acids and whether high concentrations of glucose and/or insulin may change this picture. Studies of palmitic acid and oleic acid metabolism in human myotubes established from control and type 2 diabetic...
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