Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 27th, 2004
"There exist controversial reports regarding the differences in phospholipid fatty acids in type 2 diabetic and obese patients as compared to controls. The study was aimed at assessing the combined effect of type 2 diabetes and obesity on the fatty acid composition of plasma phospholipids. The experimental group consisted of 23 Belgian obese type 2 diabetics on metformin. Two control groups were used: healthy lean and obese individuals in the same BMI range as the diabetics. Plasma phospholipids were isolated and their...
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