Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 3rd, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Cancer Research, "In contrast to high local insulin levels obtained after low-number transplantation (n=350) of islets of Langerhans into the livers of diabetic rats, low insulin levels after high-number transplantation (n=1,000) do not suffice to induce hepatocarcinogenesis. Herein, we investigated the possible cocarcinogenic potential of high and, in particular, low insulin levels, combining this in vivo model with a chemical model of...
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