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Nicotinamide Mononucleotide Helps Reverse Diabetes in Female Mice

Posted: October 8th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Applied Science, Cankler Science News, Health, Medicated, Michael Courtenay, Science, Science News, Toxically Engineered, Washington University School of Medicine | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Nicotinamide Mononucleotide Helps Reverse Diabetes in Female Mice

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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have restored normal blood sugar metabolism in diabetic mice using a compound the body makes naturally.

The finding suggests that it may one day be possible for people to take the compound in pill form to treat or even prevent type 2 diabetes. The naturally occurring enzyme, Nicotinamide Mononucleotide  – NMN – plays an important role in how cells use energy.

Researcher Shin-ichiro Imai says this discovery holds promise for people because the mechanisms that NMN influences are largely the same in mice and humans :: Read the full article »»»»