Impaired insulin secretion in perfused pancreases isolated from offspring of female rats fed a low protein whey-based diet.


CONTEXT Insufficient maternal protein intake has been postulated to cause impaired fuel metabolism and diabetes mellitus in adult mammalian progeny, but the mechanism remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of a maternal low protein whey-based diet during pregnancy and lactation on pancreatic function and skeletal muscle glucose metabolism in… (More)


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