Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 14th, 2006
According to recent research from Sweden, "The present study investigated whether sympathetic neurotransmission is altered at an early stage of diabetes in mesenteric small arteries isolated from female nonobese diabetic (NOD) and control animals without diabetes from the same mouse strain. The NOD diabetic mice had increased plasma glucose and hypertension."
"Confocal microscopy showed distribution of nerve terminals was similar, but immunoreaction intensity for neuropeptide Y (NPY) and tyrosine hydroxylase was...
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