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Type 2 diabetes is characterized by insulin resistance, and the hyperinsulinemia commonly observed in patients is thought to be a compensatory response. Yet it has been difficult to disentangle cause and effect. Mehran et al. (2012) provide genetic evidence that a reduction of insulin secretion prevents high-fat feeding-induced obesity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-692
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number6
StatePublished - 5 Dec 2012


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