Natural vanadium-containing Mt. Fuji ground water improves hypo-activity of liver insulin receptor in Goto-Kakisaki rats

Abstract

After daily treatments with Mt. Fuji ground water containing natural vanadium (approximately 65 μg/l) at doses of 0.53 μg/kg/day for 12 weeks, blood glucose (BG), serum hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) levels and insulin secretion from the pancreas of Goto-Kakisaki (GK) rats, a genetic model of Type 2 diabetes, were improved. In GK rat liver insulin receptors, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:MCBI.0000049384.32179.f0

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