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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.
Brown fat cells can translate energy into heat in an unexpected way

Brown fat cells can translate energy into heat in an unexpected way

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Revita DMR therapy has potential to transform lives of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

Revita DMR therapy has potential to transform lives of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

The cost of excessive sugar in the diet

The cost of excessive sugar in the diet

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Bacteria may be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes, study shows

Bacteria may be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes, study shows

Dietary changes may prevent or reverse age-related effects in the brain

Dietary changes may prevent or reverse age-related effects in the brain

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects

Scientists discover new biological mechanism of insulin signaling

Scientists discover new biological mechanism of insulin signaling

Mediterranean diet promotes healthy aging with healthier gut microbiome

Mediterranean diet promotes healthy aging with healthier gut microbiome

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Individual clinical judgments needed for prescribing aspirin in primary prevention

Longer sitting times linked to higher heart disease risk among post-menopausal women

Longer sitting times linked to higher heart disease risk among post-menopausal women

Just one minute of exercise per week can provide health benefits to older people

Just one minute of exercise per week can provide health benefits to older people

Holistic and data-driven health assessment can help achieve early disease detection

Holistic and data-driven health assessment can help achieve early disease detection

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