Mastering Blood Sugar

Dysfunctional Fat And Diabetes with Dr. Brian Mowll

July 31, 2020 Dr. Brian Mowll Season 1 Episode 26
Mastering Blood Sugar
Dysfunctional Fat And Diabetes with Dr. Brian Mowll
Show Notes

In this episode of Diabetes Insights with Dr. Brian Mowll, we discuss the connection between adipocytes, inflammation, and insulin resistance by examining several papers. Dr. Mowll explains the main findings of three studies including an understanding of how adipokines can drive inflammation leading to insulin resistance and some possible solutions.

Diabetes Insights is a solo format podcast with Dr. Brian Mowll exploring the latest and most interesting research in the field of diabetes, blood sugar, and metabolic health, and distilling the most relevant data for clinical use. 

This special podcast episode is geared toward healthcare professionals and those with an interest in learning more about diabetes and the latest advancements in understanding and treatment. Subscribe to the Mastering Blood Sugar podcast to get updates when new episodes are released.

Lago, Francisca et al. “Adipokines as novel modulators of lipid metabolism.” Trends in biochemical sciences vol. 34,10 (2009): 500-10. doi:10.1016/j.tibs.2009.06.008

Kalupahana, Nishan S et al. “Immunity as a link between obesity and insulin resistance.” Molecular aspects of medicine vol. 33,1 (2012): 26-34. doi:10.1016/j.mam.2011.10.011

Vázquez-Vela, Maria Eugenia Frigolet et al. “White adipose tissue as endocrine organ and its role in obesity.” Archives of medical research vol. 39,8 (2008): 715-28. doi:10.1016/j.arcmed.2008.09.005

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