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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.
Researchers identify differences in clinical features of non-obese patients with NAFLD

Researchers identify differences in clinical features of non-obese patients with NAFLD

Understanding the causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and NAFLD

Understanding the causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and NAFLD

Gene in fat cells plays a key role in regulating insulin sensitivity

Gene in fat cells plays a key role in regulating insulin sensitivity

Study claims eating vegetables lower COVID-19 death rates

Study claims eating vegetables lower COVID-19 death rates

Developing a Better Understanding of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Developing a Better Understanding of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Research shows time-restricted feeding diets are effective for weight loss

Research shows time-restricted feeding diets are effective for weight loss

Obesity and metabolic syndrome increase risk for severe influenza, COVID-19

Obesity and metabolic syndrome increase risk for severe influenza, COVID-19

Novel vaccine that removes aged immune cells mitigates metabolic disorders in obese mice

Novel vaccine that removes aged immune cells mitigates metabolic disorders in obese mice

Mediterranean diet can protect against cognitive decline, shows study

Mediterranean diet can protect against cognitive decline, shows study

COVID-19 could trigger diabetes in healthy people

COVID-19 could trigger diabetes in healthy people

COVID-19 may trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people

COVID-19 may trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people

BAM15 could be an effective drug for treating obesity and related diseases

BAM15 could be an effective drug for treating obesity and related diseases

Research team provides new insights on the communication between liver and brain

Research team provides new insights on the communication between liver and brain

Fecal transplants could be used as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Fecal transplants could be used as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Virginia Tech researcher develops new ‘fat burning’ molecule with potential to treat obesity

Virginia Tech researcher develops new ‘fat burning’ molecule with potential to treat obesity

Study explores the role of mi RNAs in anticancer effect exerted by physical activity

Study explores the role of mi RNAs in anticancer effect exerted by physical activity

Cone snail venom produces new type of insulin

Cone snail venom produces new type of insulin

Researchers identify risk factors for fatty liver disease

Researchers identify risk factors for fatty liver disease

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Drug combination could eliminate side effects of largely abandoned diabetes treatment

Drug combination could eliminate side effects of largely abandoned diabetes treatment