More News About NUCB2/Nesfatin-1: A New Factor in the Hypothalamic Control of Glucose Homeostasis?

@inproceedings{Butler2012MoreNA,
  title={More News About NUCB2/Nesfatin-1: A New Factor in the Hypothalamic Control of Glucose Homeostasis?},
  author={Andrew A. Butler},
  booktitle={Diabetes},
  year={2012}
}
Insulin resistance and declining insulin production define a spectrum of metabolic diseases afflicting a growing portion of the population (1). Current estimates suggest that 26 million Americans have diabetes, with the incidence of type 2 diabetes involving insulin resistance and b-cell decompensation far exceeding that of type 1 diabetes. Treatment of type 2 diabetes involves secretagogues that increase insulin secretion and insulin sensitizers to improve insulin receptor (INSR) action (and… CONTINUE READING