Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 3rd, 2008
"The objective of this study is to provide an explanation for this paradox. We have hypothesized that cells from obese individuals or from patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have a diminished response to stimulation with IL-18. IL-18 responsiveness was tested by stimulating blood monocytes of obese or diabetes patients with rIL-18 or microbial components. Obese individuals and patients with type 2...
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