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Researchers uncover a new class of lipids in humans that fights diabetes.


Scientists at the Salk Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have discovered a new class of molecules, produced in human and mouse fat, that protects against diabetes.  The researchers found that giving this new fat, or lipid, to mice with the equivalent of type 2 diabetes lowered their elevated blood sugar. The team also found that levels of

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