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Sheep as models for diabetes

Insulin is a major hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar. Its main function is to lower sugar by increasing¬†glucose uptake into muscle and fat cells. Insulin resistance is the hallmark of type 2 diabetes and occurs when tissues in the body are not able to respond to insulin resulting in sustained elevations in blood sugar,…

You have to see this to believe it. This video from CNN shows how a 31-pound cat is losing weight by walking on an underwater treadmill. I wonder how they were able to get this cat to even stay in the water. I think my cat would lose more weight in the process of fighting…