Debate: Is Insulin Working Hard or Hardly Working?
We discuss insulin resistance ("the bad boy of metabolism") and the association between excessive insulin and the development of obesity. Presented by Dr. Scott Covey, Senior Instructor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UBC. | Dr. James (Jim) Johnson, Associate Professor, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, Department of Surgery, UBC; Founding Member, Diabetes Research Group, Life Sciences Institute. (2013)
This week's Research Roundup covers medicinal cannabis and autism, the use of CRISPR to reduce transplant rejection, gender's role in adolescent food choices and the connection between early cytomegalovirus infection and allergies.
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