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Insulin Resistance is a condition in which the body does not respond to insulin properly. This is most common in Type II diabetes or associated with obesity, ketoacidosis, infection, and certain rare conditions. Diminished effectiveness of insulin in lowering blood glucose levels requiring 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent hyperglycemia or ketosis.
Kidney dysfunction raises diabetes risk, study suggests

Kidney dysfunction raises diabetes risk, study suggests

UNIGE scientists unravel key role played by the liver in onset of type-2 diabetes

UNIGE scientists unravel key role played by the liver in onset of type-2 diabetes

Metabolic factors in conjunction with alcohol consumption increase risk of severe liver disease

Metabolic factors in conjunction with alcohol consumption increase risk of severe liver disease

Researchers identify three specific molecules that accurately indicate pre-diabetes

Researchers identify three specific molecules that accurately indicate pre-diabetes

Study: People less likely to have high-quality diet when healthier food is pricier than unhealthy items

Study: People less likely to have high-quality diet when healthier food is pricier than unhealthy items

Study shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetes

Study shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetes

Study reveals how caloric diet may reverse type 2 diabetes

Study reveals how caloric diet may reverse type 2 diabetes

Studies identify key characteristics that may allow some obese people to have 'healthier' fat tissue

Studies identify key characteristics that may allow some obese people to have 'healthier' fat tissue

UIC study receives $3 million federal grant to study effects of inflammation on PCOS

UIC study receives $3 million federal grant to study effects of inflammation on PCOS

Study compares long-term metabolic effects of conventional and genetically-modified soybean oil

Study compares long-term metabolic effects of conventional and genetically-modified soybean oil

Fructose plays more damaging role than glucose in fatty liver disease, mice study shows

Fructose plays more damaging role than glucose in fatty liver disease, mice study shows

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Researchers identify exosomes as missing link to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

Researchers identify exosomes as missing link to insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

Physical stress in preemies plus separation from mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood

Physical stress in preemies plus separation from mothers may have lasting effects into adulthood

Researchers identify natural protective factor against chronic inflammation in diabetes patients

Researchers identify natural protective factor against chronic inflammation in diabetes patients

Link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought

Link between breast cancer and obesity may be more complex than previously thought

Study examines effects of poor sleep on progression of chronic kidney disease

Study examines effects of poor sleep on progression of chronic kidney disease

Study uncovers how inflammation contributes to key feature of diabetes

Study uncovers how inflammation contributes to key feature of diabetes