Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 31st, 2006
According to recent research from Switzerland, "The frequency of diabetes-related heart failure along with the prevalence of diabetes is increasing. Diabetic cardiomyopathy is considered to be a distinct disease in the absence of discernible coronary artery and other defined heart disease. Previously we have shown that glucose and palmitic acid induce degeneration of myofibrils and modulate apoptosis in cultivated cardiomyocytes. Here we studied the mechanisms...
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