Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Islet alterations in type 2 diabetes|
Alvin C. Powers
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2021 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), a formidable and growing challenge to the VA healthcare system, represents a heterogenous set of hyperglycemic disorders involving impaired insulin secretion, insulin resistance, and increased hepatic glucose production. Both insufficient insulin secretion from β cells and dysregulated, typically increased, glucagon secretion from α cells, contribute to the hyperglycemia in T2D. While many hypotheses and models exist, the molecular mechanisms responsible for human...
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