Rethinking the central causes of diabetes

Joel K. Elmquist, Jacob N. Marcus

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Is diabetes a disease of the central nervous system? New data point in that direction. Alterations of the levels of long chain fatty acids in the hypothalamus are now shown to influence glucose homeostasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)645-647
Number of pages3
JournalNature medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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