Heart disease is the number one cause of death in diabetic patients.
The findings could potentially lead to new drugs to help weight loss or combat obesity and associated metabolic disorders.
The findings could lead to new treatments to limit the damaging cardiac effects of diabetes.
A husband-wife team at OMRF studies how diabetes affects the heart.
An overactive fight-or-flight response creates too much stress on the heart.
The findings were published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry.