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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.
Scientists examine how specific eating patterns could help fight cancer and obesity

Scientists examine how specific eating patterns could help fight cancer and obesity

Study: Hot spots of type 1 diabetes found in food swamps

Study: Hot spots of type 1 diabetes found in food swamps

New blood test may predict future heart disease risk

New blood test may predict future heart disease risk

Two new studies highlight GABA's importance in type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Two new studies highlight GABA's importance in type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Resistance exercise may improve indicators of type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Resistance exercise may improve indicators of type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Lipodystrophy: The Importance of Awareness

Lipodystrophy: The Importance of Awareness

Grilled meat could be raising the risk of hypertension finds study

Grilled meat could be raising the risk of hypertension finds study

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in offspring, study suggests

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in offspring, study suggests

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Red and processed meat may increase the risk of liver disease

Red and processed meat may increase the risk of liver disease

Hormone imbalance may be reason for higher diabetes rates among men with insufficient sleep

Hormone imbalance may be reason for higher diabetes rates among men with insufficient sleep

Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome, increase diabetes risk

Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome, increase diabetes risk

Race and pre-pregnancy BMI may be key predictors of maternal weight gain

Race and pre-pregnancy BMI may be key predictors of maternal weight gain

Low sperm count more prevalent with other health problems finds study

Low sperm count more prevalent with other health problems finds study

UIC researchers examine how arsenic affects development of diabetes

UIC researchers examine how arsenic affects development of diabetes

Early iron supplementation appears to provide protection for low birth weight children

Early iron supplementation appears to provide protection for low birth weight children

Diabetes mellitus reclassified into 5 subtypes

Diabetes mellitus reclassified into 5 subtypes

Waist to hip ratio predicts heart attack risks among women

Waist to hip ratio predicts heart attack risks among women

Nut consumption linked to colon cancer survival

Nut consumption linked to colon cancer survival

Comparing low-fat and low-carb diets finds little difference

Comparing low-fat and low-carb diets finds little difference