Diabetes Mellitus:  Lipids


Stimulate pancreatic beta-cells to increase insulin output

Bind to peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-gamma (PPARg) in muscle, fat and liver to decrease insulin resistance


Target liver to decrease
glucose production


Inhibit intestinal enzymes that break down carbohydrates, which delays carbohydrate absorption


Stimulate pancreatic beta-cells to increase insulin output

 

 

Robert J. Rushakoff, MD.
Copyright 2002 [UCSF]. All rights reserved.
Revised: March 18, 2006 .