Review Volume 3, Issue 6 pp 565—575

Type 2 Diabetes and the Aging Pancreatic Beta Cell


Figure 1. Summary of the effects of age on various beta cell parameters. Multiple factors influence the beta cell as it ages. Each of the factors listed here is discussed in more detail in the text. This graph is a representation of how these parameters change with age. The actual kinetics of each of these changes has not been fully elucidated.