The Interaction of Diabetes and Estrogen on Skeletal Muscle Bioenergetics
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
January 2019 -
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Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is a major health priority within the VA. More than 24% of Veterans have T2D, twice the national average. There is an increasing population of female veterans in the VA in the premenopausal age range. Premenopausal women with T2D have poorer health-related outcomes compared with age-matched men with T2D. The mechanisms for this sex difference in T2D are unknown. Aerobic power predicts the incidence of the poor health-related outcomes associated with T2D. T2D negatively impa...