Thursday, May 06, 2010

Diabetes and Vascular disease

It's well known that most death from clinically severe ("morbid") obesity and from diabetes is related to heart and vascular disease - but this is a hint at HOW they are linked beyond just cholesterol and inflammation.

Your arteries may be suffering insulin resistance, too

ScienceDaily (May 4, 2010) — In people with insulin resistance or full-blown diabetes, an inability to keep blood sugar levels under control isn't the only problem by far. A new report in the May issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, shows that our arteries suffer the effects of insulin resistance, too, just for entirely different reasons.

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