Brown Fat Can Protect Against Diabetes and Obesity
Sep 7, 2019
Editor: Steve Freed, R.PH., CDE
Author: Kassey James, Pharm.D. Candidate, LECOM School of Pharmacy
Unlike white adipose tissue that increases metabolic risk, brown fat burns energy for thermogenesis. Previous studies have investigated the clinical significance of increasing brown adipocytes, but research involving glucose metabolism and brown adipose tissue is limited in humans....
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