a muscular approach towards diabetes and other diseases
Australian scientists have identified a gene that regulates muscle size, a finding that could help unlock therapies for Type 2 diabetes and diseases such as muscular dystrophy, where muscles are weakened and damaged.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body no longer controls blood sugar levels properly. We need insulin, a hormone released from the pancreas when we eat, to channel sugar from our blood into our cells. Read the full story at the Garvan Institute