Type 2 diabetes mellitus and inflammation: Prospects for biomarkers of risk and nutritional intervention

@inproceedings{Badawi2010Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes mellitus and inflammation: Prospects for biomarkers of risk and nutritional intervention},
  author={Alaa Badawi and Amira Klip and Pierre S. Haddad and David E. C. Cole and Bibiana Garcia Bailo and Ahmed El-Sohemy and Mohamed Karmali},
  booktitle={Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity : targets and therapy},
  year={2010}
}
Obesity is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), which is a significant health problem worldwide. Active disease is associated with low-grade chronic inflammation resulting in part from the activation of the innate immune system. In obesity, this activation leads to the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor… CONTINUE READING