Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 27th, 2006
According to a study from Austria, "Glycogen cycling, i.e. simultaneous glycogen synthesis and glycogenolysis, affects estimates of glucose fluxes using tracer techniques and may contribute to hyperglycemia in diabetic conditions. This study presents a new method for quantifying hepatic glycogen cycling in the fed state."
H. Stingl and colleagues at the Medical University of Vienna explained, "Glycogen is synthesized from glucose by the direct and indirect (gluconeogenic) pathways. Since glycogen is also synthesized from glycogen,...
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