The Brain Hypometabolism Hypothesis Part 18: The T3DM and GLUT4 Receptors


In her 2014 paper, Dr de la Monte discusses the concept of Type 3 Diabetes which I refer to here as the Type 3 Diabetes Model (T3DM).

The paper elaborates on the GLUT4 receptors:-

(1) Insulin regulates both the expression of the receptors and the transfer of the receptors to the cell membrane

(2) GLUT4 receptors are expressed in the medial temporal lobe

(3) The GLUT4 receptors are not reduced in Alzheimer’s Type Dementia

(4) There may possibly be a reduced transfer of GLUT4 to the cell membrane


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