Lipotoxicity versus adipotoxicity-The deleterious effects of adipose tissue on beta cells in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes

Eldor R, Raz I 

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is thought to be a culmination of two seemingly distinct processes, insulin resistance and beta cell failure, both of which have been closely linked to obesity. Here, we focus on the various deleterious effects of obesity on the beta cell. (more) 

 


Eldor R, Raz I. Lipotoxicity versus adipotoxicity-The deleterious effects of adipose tissue on beta cells in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2006;74(2 Suppl):S3-S8. 

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