TITLE

Where's the Fat?

AUTHOR(S)
CURRY, ANDREW
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Diabetes Forecast;May2013, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses different medical complications due to fat storage in different parts of body and states that extra calories in body get stored in subcutaneous fat cells, in liver and on muscle tissues. It also discusses different characteristics of different types of fat and states that insulin resistance character of certain fat is responsible for type 2 diabetes, as suggested by Stanford University researcher Tracey McLaughlin.
ACCESSION #
87344591

 

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