Hormone discovery could lead to new treatments for type 2 diabetes

05/8/2013 | MedicalXpress.com

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have identified a specific hormone that appears to help regulate how the body makes and metabolizes glucose, opening the door to new and better treatments for type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases. Researchers discovered that switching off the aP2 hormone can lead to better control of glucose production from the liver, which is a critical factor in diabetes.

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