Can we treat type 2 diabetes by losing body weight?

Roy Taylor, Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, has been shown that type 2 diabetes is a reversible condition. After several humans study in which a very low-calorie diet was supplied, he concludes that type 2 diabetes is curable. The “sugar disease” can be treated by the simple fact of losing weight, driving by a reduction in body fat. Now the question is which role does body fat play in glucose homeostasis?

The importance of liver fat content

When we see people, we just see how they look like on the outside, but we cannot imagine how much fat can be around important organs such as liver. There is no doubt that obesity is a risk factor for the developing of type 2 diabetes. People who have been in a positive calorie balance for some years, they have increased liver fat content.

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Braunes Fettgewebe, der Fettstaubsauger?

Von Jomon Joy Pfeifer

Braunes Fettgewebe befindet sich bei Neugeborenen vor allem zwischen den Schulterblättern. Es dient der Wärmeproduktion (Thermogenese). Denn Neugeborene sind unter anderem aufgrund ihrer verhältnismäßig großen Körperoberfläche schnell von einer Auskühlung bedroht und profitieren somit von der thermogenetischen Eigenschaft dieses Gewebes. Weiterlesen