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Chronic intake of high-carbohydrate or high-lipid diets is a well-known insulin resistance inducer. This study investigates the immediate effect (1-6 h) of a carbohydrate- or lipid-enriched meal on(More)
BackgroundHypertension has been associated to diabetes, and participates in the development of diabetic complications. The spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) is the gold standard model for the(More)
OBJECTIVE GLUT4 protein, encoded by the Slc2a4 gene, plays a key role in muscle glucose uptake, and its expression decreases in muscles under insulin resistance. Slc2a4/GLUT4 decreases with fasting(More)