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 Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO
Quality Program Manager II, State Programs
Tufts Health Plan
Watertown, MA
Associate Director, Promotion Integrity
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Plainsboro, NJ
Vice President, Medicare Advantage
BCBS-Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Director, Global Integrity and Compliance, Pharmaceuticals
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX