Leptin treatment has no effect on type 2 diabetes, study finds

05/17/2011 | DoctorsLounge.com

Short-term leptin treatment did not show any significant improvements on skeletal muscle, liver and adipose tissue insulin sensitivity in obese patients recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, experts reported in the journal Diabetes. According to the results, leptin did not fare better in reducing blood glucose, glycerol and palmitate levels in high-risk patients when compared with a placebo.

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