Could anyone tell me what monocyte insulin receptors are. Where are they located, muscle tissue, fat tissue, both? This may seem like a stupid question but I am curious and can’t seem to turn up anything on the web except that the more that a person has the better his insulin sensitivity is. Thanks!
JP, monocytes are a type of granular leukocyte that functions in the ingestion of bacteria. Monocyte insulin receptors have more to do with immunity than with improving insulin sensitivity. There are some universities that are doing research in this area. Don’t know much more than that.