Poor insulin stimulation of fatty acid reesterification linked to obesity

March 2008
Endocrine Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p22
The article focuses on the findings of a cross-sectional study that there is a pathophysiological link to a discomposed glucose metabolism that is associated with aging. Researchers evaluated 25 healthy inactive women in order to determine the aspect of abdominal obesity on adipose tissue and hepatic and peripheral insulin resistance. The researchers identified a unified factor that poor insulin stimulation of fatty acid reesterification is associated with abdominal obesity, hepatic and peripheral insulin resistance.


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