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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Dietary fatty acids, cell signals, and sucrose intake
Principal Investigator:

Dianne Figlewicz Lattemann

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $185,966
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The contribution of a high fat diet (HFD) to cardiovascular and metabolic pathology including risk for diabetes and obesity is well-documented. What has not been recognized is the influence of HFD on preference and intake of fructose-containing sugars, creating a behavioral component to the development of cardiometabolic pathology. Clinical and public health studies document the contribution of sucrose-containing foods and drinks to the onset of cardiometabolic disease, which are independent of...

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