Ectopic lipid deposition in muscle and liver is associated with the pathogenesis of type II diabetes. Hagberg et al. (2012) report that targeting the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-B restores insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance by inhibiting endothelial-to-tissue lipid transport, opening promising avenues for diabetes therapy.
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|State||Published - Nov 7 2012|