Ginger clue in diabetes treatment

It has been known for decades that low temperatures can trigger specialized fat cells to burn energy to produce heat, but in a new study, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a new heat-producing pathway in fat cells that works by burning excess blood glucose, suggesting a potential new approach to treating metabolic disorders such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Ginger clue in diabetes treatment

Researchers reveal a previously unknown way bodies generate heat by triggering fat-burning surges. Andrew Masterson reports.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Cosmos Magazine

Researchers rethink how 'beige' fat cells burn calories

It has been known for decades that low temperatures can trigger specialized fat cells to burn energy to produce heat, but in a new study, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a new heat-producing ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

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