Reactive oxygen species in exercise and insulin resistance: Working towards personalized antioxidant treatment
Kathryn McKeegan, Shaun A Mason, Adam J Trewin, Michelle A Keske, Glenn D Wadley, Paul A Della Gatta, Michalis G Nikolaidis, Lewan Parker
REDOX BIOLOGY | ELSEVIER | Published : 2021
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are well known for their role in insulin resistance and the development of cardiometabolic disease including type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D). Conversely, evidence supports the notion that ROS are a necessary component for glucose cell transport and adaptation to physiological stress including exercise and muscle contraction. Although genetic rodent models and cell culture studies indicate antioxidant treatment to be an effective strategy for targeting ROS to promote health, human findings are largely inconsistent. In this review we discuss human research that has investigated antioxidant treatment and glycemic control in the context of health (healthy individuals..View full abstract
Awarded by National Heart Foundation Early Career Fellowship
Dr Lewan Parker was supported by a NHMRC & National Heart Foundation Early Career Fellowship (APP1157930).