Wednesday, October 20, 2010

More Leptin Magic......

Brain Might Be Key to Leptin's Actions Against Type 1 Diabetes, Researchers Find -

"...research by Dr. Roger Unger, professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern, has shown that subcutaneous administration of leptin, a hormone produced by the body's fat cells, can restore terminally ill rodents with type 1 diabetes to full health. The underlying cellular mechanisms that caused that effect, however, have been unclear."

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