Published in Heart Disease Weekly, September 9th, 2007
Consuming excess calories usually spurs insulin resistance and diabetes. But in a multicenter study appearing online today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists show how an abundance of adiponectin, a hormone that controls sensitivity to insulin, and a lack of leptin, a hormone that curbs appetite, enables mice to store excess calories in fat tissue instead of in liver, heart or muscle tissue – places where...
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