Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 2nd, 2004
"The aims of this study were to determine whether mice induced to become obese also exhibited accelerated atherosclerosis, and to determine whether obesity itself or dyslipidemia associated with obesity enhanced atherosclerosis. Wild-type (C57BL/6) mice and mice deficient for the low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR-/-) or apolipoprotein E (apoE-/-) were fed a low fat, rodent chow diet or a high fat, high sucrose (diabetogenic) diet to induce obesity. As compared with wild-type mice, diabetogenic diet-fed...
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