Insulin-Like Effects on Exercising Muscles

11.12.2008 - By Focus on Sports Medicine

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Guest: Laurie Goodyear, PhD

Host: Larry Kaskel, MD

Dr. Laurie Goodyear, a senior investigator and head of the section on metabolism at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, discusses with host Dr. Larry Kaskel how exercise impedes the development of type 2 diabetes. Tune in to hear the implications of Dr. Goodyear's research on exercise and how it works to promote the uptake of glucose into muscles. Could an exercise pill mimic the exercise-activated glucose uptake?

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