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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.
Nutritional quality of breakfast linked to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in children

Nutritional quality of breakfast linked to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in children

Inflammatory proteins in the colon increase in parallel with increasing weight, study shows

Inflammatory proteins in the colon increase in parallel with increasing weight, study shows

Tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be less helpful for women than men

Tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be less helpful for women than men

Vegetable hormone helps reverse brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, obesity

Vegetable hormone helps reverse brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, obesity

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Study explores link between genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's and cardiometabolic risk factors

Study explores link between genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's and cardiometabolic risk factors

Diets rich in carbohydrates reduce body weight and fat

Diets rich in carbohydrates reduce body weight and fat

UNC scientists reveal new approach to prevent obesity and diabetes

UNC scientists reveal new approach to prevent obesity and diabetes

Excess pregnancy weight gain affects cardiometabolic risk in offspring

Excess pregnancy weight gain affects cardiometabolic risk in offspring

UNIST to accelerate discovery, development of new medicines for incurable diseases

UNIST to accelerate discovery, development of new medicines for incurable diseases

FDA-approved 'safe' daily BPA exposure may contribute to insulin resistance

FDA-approved 'safe' daily BPA exposure may contribute to insulin resistance

New study gives insight into metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body

New study gives insight into metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body

Researchers find new gene in brown fat cells that may help in treatment of obesity

Researchers find new gene in brown fat cells that may help in treatment of obesity

Losing a single night's sleep may increase risk of metabolic diseases

Losing a single night's sleep may increase risk of metabolic diseases

Hormone link between diabetes and hypertension discovered

Hormone link between diabetes and hypertension discovered

Novel approaches for personalized risk prognosis and individualized treatment of NAFLD

Novel approaches for personalized risk prognosis and individualized treatment of NAFLD

TGHRI scientists detail role of insulin as a boost to the immune system

TGHRI scientists detail role of insulin as a boost to the immune system

Obesity diminishes muscle building ability after resistance exercise, study reveals

Obesity diminishes muscle building ability after resistance exercise, study reveals

Study finds new way to target escalating rates of obesity

Study finds new way to target escalating rates of obesity

Study uncover metabolic network controlled by the ‘circadian clock’ of muscle cells

Study uncover metabolic network controlled by the ‘circadian clock’ of muscle cells