Fat hormone proves beneficial to diabetic

A certain fat hormone called leptin proves promising in curing diabetes. Researchers found out that it controls the activity of the gene known as IGFBP2 in the liver. It has a positive effect on animals that lowers their blood sugar so it might have also have a positive effect on humans.

Another good effect of the leftin hormone is that it could make the patient loose some weight, which can help in controlling diabetes. Jeffrey Friedman noted that it could make the patient loose some weight without the need of eating less.

However proud scientist about this discovery they said that they need further testing to know if this is safe for humans. Researchers wanted to know the bad side effects of applying this to the patient in the long run.