Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 2nd, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Obesity has emerged as a major cause of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and renal insufficiency worldwide. Obese Zucker rats exhibit hyperphagia, obesity, insulin resistance, hyperlipidemia, and glomerulosclerosis and are frequently used as a model to study hereditary form of metabolic syndrome. Nitric oxide plays a major role in preservation of renal function and structure."
Z. Li and colleagues working with the University of California Irvine explained,...
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