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Certain fats linked to T2
« on: November 05, 2016, 03:07:38 AM »
Researchers at The University of Utah, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, believe it might be a toxic class of fat metabolites called ceramides that causes type 2 diabetes.
Ceramides have previously been linked to diabetes by at least three different mechanisms: they cause the death of pancreatic beta cells, they increase insulin resistance, and they reduce insulin gene expression.

You can read an abstract of the study by clicking the link
http://www.cell.com/action/showMethods?pii=S1550-4131%2816%2930533-2
or this article  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/313889.php
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