Inflammation in obesity and diabetes: islet dysfunction and therapeutic opportunity.


The role of the immune system is to restore functionality in response to stress. Increasing evidence shows that this function is not limited to insults by infection or injury and plays a role in response to overnutrition. Initially, this metabolic activation of the immune system is a physiological response, but it may become deleterious with time. Therefore… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2013.05.001


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