Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 3rd, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "Insulin receptor substrate (IRS)-2 plays an important role in insulin signaling and its disruption results in diabetes in mice. In humans, the IRS-2 Gly1057Asp substitution was associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes in lean individuals, but with a higher risk in obese individuals. To clarify the role of IRS-2 on the development of type 2 diabetes and obesity in Pima Indians, and particularly to investigate whether the effects...
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