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.
Increasing specific protein may help prevent type 2 diabetes
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