The diabetes drugs we didn't know we had?

2019-03-01 05:02:03

By Helen Thomson TWO drugs used to treat liver disorders could be turned against obesity-related diabetes. People with type 2 diabetes are unable to regulate the amount of glucose in their blood because they have developed resistance to insulin, the hormone that usually stimulates glucose uptake by cells. The disease generally affects overweight adults, and if not controlled by diet and exercise, increases the risk of heart disease, strokes,