Could brown fat hold the key to new treatments for diabetes?

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Could brown fat hold the key to new treatments for diabetes?

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Default Could brown fat hold the key to new treatments for diabetes?

Brown fat in the body has a beneficial effect on glucose intolerance and metabolism and the discovery could lead to new treatments for diabetes, scientists believe. Work at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, USA, has found that brown adipose tissue (BAT) has beneficial effects on glucose tolerance, body weight and metabolism. Unlike the more [...]

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