Differential Responses of Visceral and Subcutaneous Fat Depots to Nutrients

Wow.  What an insightful approach.  Basically, visceral (bad) and subcutaneous fat have a different response in the level of release of hormones after a glucose load.  The hormones derived from adipose tissue (resistin, leptin, adinopectin, PAI-1) generally contribute to insulin resistance and obesity.  More is released by visceral fat after feeding.

So the authors have planted a seed–might checking blood levels in non-fasting states give us more insight into the balance of visceral vs subcutaneous fat?  Interesting, huh?

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James Bogash

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