Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 24th, 2003
According to recent research from Japan, "Thiazolidinediones (TZDs), agonists for PPARs, have been shown to block the inhibitory effects of TNF-alpha on insulin action using cultured cells. In order to clarify the in vivo effects of TZDs on the inhibition of insulin sensitivity by TNF-alpha on insulin action in muscles and adipose tissues was assessed in the TNF-alpha-overexpression mice model using transplantation of cells secreting the TNF-alpha protein."
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