[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Mary Beth O'Leary
Cell Press

Could High Insulin Make You Fat? Mouse Study Says Yes

Caption: When we eat too much, obesity may develop as a result of chronically high insulin levels, not the other way around. That's according to new evidence in mice reported in the December 4th Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, which challenges the widespread view that rising insulin is a secondary consequence of obesity and insulin resistance.

Credit: Mehran et al., Current Biology

Usage Restrictions: Credit Required

Related news release: Could high insulin make you fat? Mouse study says yes

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]