Altered lipid metabolism associated with insulin resistance and obesity is a major contributor to the onset and progression of type 2 diabetes

@inproceedings{Christopher2015AlteredLM,
  title={Altered lipid metabolism associated with insulin resistance and obesity is a major contributor to the onset and progression of type 2 diabetes},
  author={Michael J. Christopher},
  year={2015}
}
The Australian population and indeed most of the developed world are facing an obesity epidemic, which is associated with a dramatic increase in the incidence of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Obesity and insulin resistance (IR) are strong predictors of the development of T2D. Dyslipidaemia as assessed by “traditional” measures (raised plasma triglycerides and/or decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) is also a major risk factor for the onset and progression of T2D. However, the measurement of… 
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