Obesity is one of the greatest and most costly health challenges today, and you are devoting research to attack the problem at its source. Like you, Envigo is committed to responding to the global health challenges that we face. That is why we are dedicated to helping you realize the potential of your obesity research with pre-conditioned animals available for your obesity program.
Envigo is your source for high quality, preconditioned animals fed with Teklad custom diet and maintained within maximum-security production facility until they are shipped to your institution.
Models of diet-induced obesity (DIO) are commonly used in research of non-leptin deficient obesity. Characterizations such as insulin resistance and hyperphagia are well published on the C57BL/6 mouse and Sprague Dawley® and Long Evans rats maintained on adjusted-calorie diets.