FREE FATTY ACIDS (FFA), A LINK BETWEEN OBESITY AND INSULIN RESISTANCE
Guenther Boden, M.D.
Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism and the General Clinical Research Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Received 1/21/98 Accepted 1/31/98
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Key words: Insulin, Fatty acids, Obesity, Diabetes
- 1. Abstract
- 2. Introduction
- 3. Insulin Resistance. Definition.
- 4. FFA and Peripheral Insulin Resistance
- 4.1. Effect of FFA on Basal Glucose Uptake
4.2. Effect of FFA on Insulin Stimulated Glucose Uptake
4.3. Cellular Location of FFA Induced Defects
- 5. FFA and Hepatic Insulin Resistance
- 6. Significance
- 7. Acknowledgement
- 8. References
- 9. Entire manuscript
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