Animal models for diabetes: Understanding the pathogenesis and finding new treatments.

@article{King2016AnimalMF,
  title={Animal models for diabetes: Understanding the pathogenesis and finding new treatments.},
  author={Aileen J. F. King and James Edward Bowe},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={99},
  pages={1-10}
}
Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong, metabolic disease that is characterised by an inability to maintain normal glucose homeostasis. There are several different forms of diabetes, however the two most common are Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the autoimmune destruction of pancreatic beta cells and a subsequent lack of insulin production, whilst Type 2 diabetes is due to a combination of both insulin resistance and an inability of the beta cells to compensate adequately… CONTINUE READING
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