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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.
Shorter sleep duration in childhood linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Shorter sleep duration in childhood linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

SBIR Fast-Track grant to fund study on new drug that targets cardiovascular diseases

SBIR Fast-Track grant to fund study on new drug that targets cardiovascular diseases

Gene-therapy administered through skin transplants could enable treatment of many diseases

Gene-therapy administered through skin transplants could enable treatment of many diseases

Researchers highlight role of micro-guests in pathologic processes

Researchers highlight role of micro-guests in pathologic processes

Green tea component could alleviate insulin resistance, obesity, and cognitive impairment

Green tea component could alleviate insulin resistance, obesity, and cognitive impairment

Research shows alarming prevalence of overfat pandemic in developed countries

Research shows alarming prevalence of overfat pandemic in developed countries

Research provides new insight into biology of premature birth

Research provides new insight into biology of premature birth

Stem Cell Educator therapy found to be safe and effective for treating diabetes

Stem Cell Educator therapy found to be safe and effective for treating diabetes

Study: Mindfulness-based therapy lowers stress and blood sugar in overweight, obese women

Study: Mindfulness-based therapy lowers stress and blood sugar in overweight, obese women

Researchers discover biological link between gut bacteria metabolism and obesity

Researchers discover biological link between gut bacteria metabolism and obesity

Study reveals link between cardiovascular risk factors and arterial distensibility in adolescence

Study reveals link between cardiovascular risk factors and arterial distensibility in adolescence

Researchers examine possible link between air pollution and rise in type 2 diabetes

Researchers examine possible link between air pollution and rise in type 2 diabetes

Mildly stressing muscle metabolism reverses diabetes and obesity in mice

Mildly stressing muscle metabolism reverses diabetes and obesity in mice

Chronic lack of sleep reduces cognitive abilities, negatively impacts physical health

Chronic lack of sleep reduces cognitive abilities, negatively impacts physical health

Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism

Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism

Scientists create wearable diagnostic biosensor that can detect three diabetes-related compounds

Scientists create wearable diagnostic biosensor that can detect three diabetes-related compounds

Vegetarian diets found to be most effective for weight loss

Vegetarian diets found to be most effective for weight loss

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Joslin Diabetes Center researchers establish CCTD to develop and translate cell-based interventions

Joslin Diabetes Center researchers establish CCTD to develop and translate cell-based interventions