Documentation Centre

Flash required
February 13, 2009
Your own work has focused on the cytokine IL-6. How important is adipose tissue in the production/effect of that cytokine in abdominal obesity? Is this cytokine atherogenic and diabetogenic?
By Ulf Smith, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden [1:15 min.] [3MB]

  • See all Expert Opinions of Ulf Smith, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine, The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden

Download Video


Key Words
Adipose Tissue, Inflammation, Insulin Resistance