Insulin Resistance and Obesity: Resistin, A Hormone Secreted by Adipose Tissue


A newly discovered hormone named adipocytesecreted factor, or resistin, is secreted by adipocytes in mice. Expression of resistin is low during food deprivation and in diabetes, and increased gre...

Nutritional Predictors and Modulators of Insulin Resistance


Looks into several factors in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance. Components of insulin resistance; Association of obesity with hyperinsulinaemia; Nutritional indicators of insulin resistence...

Mechanisms Linking Diet and Colorectal Cancer: The Possible Role of Insulin Resistance


Diet is clearly implicated in the origin of colorectal cancer, with risk factors for the disease including reduced consumption of vegetables, fiber, and starch and increased consumption of red me...

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