Short-term caloric restriction in db/db mice improves myocardial function and increases high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin.

@article{Xu2016ShorttermCR,
  title={Short-term caloric restriction in db/db mice improves myocardial function and increases high molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin.},
  author={Xiaobin Xu and Erma Babo and Fuzhong Qin and Dominique Croteau and Wilson Steven Colucci},
  journal={IJC metabolic & endocrine},
  year={2016},
  volume={13},
  pages={28-34}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity and metabolic syndrome lead to the development of metabolic heart disease (MHD) that is characterized by left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), diastolic dysfunction, and increased mitochondrial ROS. Caloric restriction (CR) is a nutritional intervention that protects against obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Healthy adipose… CONTINUE READING