Reply to comment on: Weickert MO, Pfeiffer AFH (2006) Signalling mechanisms linking hepatic glucose and lipid metabolism. Diabetologia 49:1732–1741

@article{Weickert2006ReplyTC,
  title={Reply to comment on: Weickert MO, Pfeiffer AFH (2006) Signalling mechanisms linking hepatic glucose and lipid metabolism. Diabetologia 49:1732–1741},
  author={M. Weickert and Andreas F. H. Pfeiffer},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={50},
  pages={495-496}
}
To the Editor: We appreciate the comment from Black and Bell [1] and agree that whilst the results obtained in animal models provide valuable insights, they cannot necessarily be extrapolated to other species [2]. Studies performed in free-living humans and particularly longer-term interventions generally face the problem of potentially confounding factors that cannot be adequately controlled for compared with animal studies. Heterogeneity of subjects is another problem in human studies. Apart… CONTINUE READING