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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.
Abdominal obesity linked to risk of recurrent heart attacks

Abdominal obesity linked to risk of recurrent heart attacks

Health benefits of a 'Dry January'

Health benefits of a 'Dry January'

Researchers discover new cellular player involved in obesity

Researchers discover new cellular player involved in obesity

High BMI may improve the chance of survival in certain cancers

High BMI may improve the chance of survival in certain cancers

Age of onset of obesity linked to higher diabetes risk

Age of onset of obesity linked to higher diabetes risk

Longevity protein SIRT6 also plays crucial role in burning and regulating liver fat metabolism

Longevity protein SIRT6 also plays crucial role in burning and regulating liver fat metabolism

Glutamine could help obese people reduce inflammation of fat tissue

Glutamine could help obese people reduce inflammation of fat tissue

High-fat meal can silence gut's communication with the body, study shows

High-fat meal can silence gut's communication with the body, study shows

Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome

Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome

Collaborative Frontiers grant to help predict behavior of the brain under metabolic stress

Collaborative Frontiers grant to help predict behavior of the brain under metabolic stress

Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health

Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health

Clinical trial demonstrates safety and effectiveness of oral drug to treat NASH

Clinical trial demonstrates safety and effectiveness of oral drug to treat NASH

Researchers create 3D liver model for improved diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers create 3D liver model for improved diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

Hops compounds may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome

Hops compounds may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome

Obese teenagers at risk for brain damage, suggests new study

Obese teenagers at risk for brain damage, suggests new study

MRI reveals signs of brain damage among obese adolescents

MRI reveals signs of brain damage among obese adolescents

Prior DDT exposure may contribute to diabetes risk among Asian Indian immigrants

Prior DDT exposure may contribute to diabetes risk among Asian Indian immigrants

Prior exposure to pollutants linked to increased risk of diabetes in Indian immigrants

Prior exposure to pollutants linked to increased risk of diabetes in Indian immigrants

Six world-class research teams to focus towards new frontiers in metabolism

Six world-class research teams to focus towards new frontiers in metabolism