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Metabolic Processes Behind Cancer Cachexia: Is Insulin Resistance a Factor? (1989)

Title:

Metabolic Processes Behind Cancer Cachexia: Is Insulin Resistance a Factor?

Key words:

glucose, insulin

Research Institution:

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Location:

California

Researcher:

John A Tayek

Project Description:

Dr. Tayek investigated how glucose metabolism and insulin response are changed in patients with head and neck cancer so that diets can be designed to improve the nutritional state and prevent excessive weight loss in these cancer patients.

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