The triglyceride content in skeletal muscle is associated with hepatic but not peripheral insulin resistance in elderly twins

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  • L G Grunnet
  • Esa Laurila
  • Ola Hansson
  • Peter Almgren
  • Leif Groop
  • Charlotte Brøns
  • Pernille Hartveit Poulsen
  • Allan Vaag
Total muscle triglyceride (MT) content has been associated with insulin resistance. We investigated the predictors and impact of MT on relevant metabolic parameters including peripheral and hepatic insulin resistance in elderly twins.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)4571-7
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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