Thinking outside the insulin box

Posted by on September 20, 2016 2:01 am
Categories: health

Loss of physical strength due to muscle deterioration is a complication for people living with Type 1 diabetes that’s often overlooked. New research shows it shouldn’t be. Two recent studies highlight the loss of muscle stem cells early on in the disease; a likely key to the muscle deterioration which happens later on. One means to prevent the loss of skeletal muscle in diabetes is to reduce myostatin.

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