Monday, 16 June 2014

Diabetes in athletes

Diabetes is not necessarily as debilitating to a sportsperson's career as some people might think. With proper management, any sport is possible (The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology)

Insulin Action in Brain Regulates Systemic Metabolism and Brain Function

In addition, insulin signaling modulates phosphorylation of tau protein, an early component in the development of Alzheimer disease. Thus, alterations in insulin action in the brain can contribute to metabolic syndrome, and the development of mood disorders and neurodegenerative diseases (Diabetes)

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