A new study suggests that the metabolic response to obesity and insulin resistance, particularly as it pertains to the liver, differs among ethnic groups in the US African Americans are more resistant to the buildup of fat in the abdominal adipose tissue and liver, and to high triglyceride levels associated with insulin resistance.
- Ethnic differences found for fatty liver disease and insulin resistanceWed, 25 Feb 2009, 13:26:06 EST
- Liver tumors associated with metabolic syndrome differ from other tumorsWed, 25 Feb 2009, 13:26:02 EST
- Penn study explains paradox of insulin resistance geneticsTue, 25 Oct 2011, 14:31:53 EDT
- Difference in fat storage may explain lower rate of liver disease in African-AmericansFri, 27 Mar 2009, 6:22:02 EDT
- Surprising findings about Hepatitis C and insulin resistanceTue, 9 Mar 2010, 10:51:09 EST