Nicola Abate is M.D. in Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology working in Stark Diabetes Center, Institute for Translational Science (ITS) from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas, USA. His research interests is in wide range of publications in various National and International journals.
Dr. Nicola focuses on studying metabolic and genetic determinants of insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is the common denominator for the clustering of metabolic abnormalities we identify in the "Metabolic Syndrome" and increases risk for both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, two major causes of morbidity and mortality for our population.