Exercise-induced autophagy and its role in preventing diabetes | Guido Kroemer

Parent Episode: Dr. Guido Kroemer on Autophagy, Caloric Restriction Mimetics, Fasting & Protein Acetylation

Exercise – particularly endurance exercise – is linked with many health benefits, including maintaining a healthy weight and preventing diabetes. One of the mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of exercise is its ability to induce autophagy in skeletal muscle and, potentially, other organs. In this clip, Dr. Guido Kroemer describes the anti-diabetes and anti-obesity effects of exercise-induced autophagy.

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