Increasing specific protein may help prevent type 2 diabetes

01/9/2013 | CTV.ca (Canada)

A protein called Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor may be key to preventing people with obesity from developing type 2 diabetes, according to scientists in Toronto. Diabetic patients have low levels of the protein, so researchers hope that increasing VEGF can help increase oxygen and blood levels, thereby preventing or even reversing the development of diabetes. The study was published in the journal Cell Metabolism.

View Full Article in:

CTV.ca (Canada)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Palm Springs, CA
Compliance Officer-Medical Products
W. L. Gore
Flagstaff, AZ
Project Manager RA - 15000003MD
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN