Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 6th, 2006
The study was published in the February 7, 2006, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Sixty-five percent of people with diabetes die from heart attack or stroke. When the researchers investigated fuel consumption in heart muscle, they found that heart muscle of type 1 diabetic patients relies heavily on fat and very little on sugar for its energy needs. In contrast, heart muscle in non-diabetics...
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