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3rd International Workshop Insulin & Cancer: Heidelberg, October 30th-31st, 2010

  1. Content type: Short report

    Adipokines, e.g. TNFα, IL-6 and leptin increase insulin resistance, and consequent hyperinsulinaemia influences breast cancer progression. Beside its mitogenic effects, insulin may influence adipokine producti...

    Authors: Jean Grisouard, Kaethi Dembinski, Doris Mayer, Ulrich Keller, Beat Müller and Mirjam Christ-Crain

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:16

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  2. Content type: Research

    A large prospective study in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), the German D2C cohort, is presently being enumerated to investigate risk factors of incident cancer in diabetic patients.

    Authors: Hans-Werner Hense, Hiltraud Kajüter, Jürgen Wellmann and Wolf U Batzler

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:15

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  3. Content type: Review

    Insulin analogues are increasingly considered as an alternative to human insulin in the therapy of diabetes mellitus. Insulin analogues (IAs) are chemically different from human insulin and may have different ...

    Authors: Harald G Enzmann and Martina Weise

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:14

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  4. Content type: Review

    In order to provide comprehensive information on the differences in bioactivity between human insulin and insulin analogues, published in vitro comparisons of human insulin and the rapid acting analogues insulin ...

    Authors: Haim Werner and Ernst A Chantelau

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:13

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  5. Content type: Review

    There is a well established link between obesity and cancer. Emerging research is characterising this relationship further and delineating the specific role of excess visceral adiposity, as opposed to simple o...

    Authors: Claire L Donohoe, Suzanne L Doyle and John V Reynolds

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:12

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  6. Content type: Review

    Either endogenous or exogenous hyperinsulinemia in the setting of insulin resistance promotes phosphorylation and activation of farnesyltransferase, a ubiquitous enzyme that farnesylates Ras protein. Increased...

    Authors: Boris Draznin

    Citation: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2011 3:10

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