Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 18th, 2006
In a recent article published in the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, scientists in Sweden conducted a study "to investigate the association between hyperinsulinemia and cardiac hypertrophy, we treated rats with insulin for 7 wk and assessed effects on myocardial growth, vascularization, and fibrosis in relation to the expression of angiotensin II receptors (AT-R)."
"We also characterized," continued A.M. Samuelsson and colleagues, Gothenburg University, "insulin signaling pathways believed to...
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