An excess supply of fatty acids, beyond that required for energy needs, is a cause of insulin resistance in key regulatory tissues of glucose metabolism including the skeletal muscle and liver. Intracellular triacylglycerol accumulation is a marker of excess fatty acid supply to tissues, and it is now two decades since an association was recognised between intracellular triglyceride accumulation and insulin resistance.....
|Pages (from-to)||35 - 47|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||The Asia-Pacific Journal of Endocrinology (APJOE)|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|