Article Abstract

A deeper exploration of the relationship between the miR-27a and insulin resistance

Authors: Patrick Kellish, Dev P. Arya

Abstract

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is an increasing healthcare concern, data from the International Diabetes Federations Atlas (2015) reports over 415 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes (1). By 2040 this figure is expected to reach 642 million people with nearly 90% of diabetes cases being T2DM (1).