Weekly SAGE: October 13th, 2014

Tackling Diabetes. This week’s theme is new therapeutic possibilities for diabetes, a disease of insulin deficiency that affects over 300 million people globally. Aging is a prominent risk factor for both insulin resistance and impaired pancreatic insulin production—and this situation can be worsened by other comorbidities associated with aging like obesity. Thus, developing new therapeutic possibilities for improving insulin production and responsiveness is an important goal in improving quality of life during aging. Below are two recently published studies that provide promising therapeutic strategies to treat diabetes. A New Dietary Supplement to Counteract Insulin Resistance? By, Brandon Tavshanjian In...

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