Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 28th, 2003
"The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that weight loss results in a reduction in intramuscular lipid (IMCL) content that is concomitant with enhanced insulin action," scientists in the United States relate.
"Muscle biopsies were obtained from morbidly obese individuals [body mass index (BMI) 52.2±2.5 kg/m2; n=6] before and after gastric bypass surgery, an intervention that improves insulin action," reported Robert E. Gray and collaborators at East Carolina University. "With intervention, there was a 47% reduction...
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