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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.
A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

Good oil in walnuts helps diabetes patients

Good oil in walnuts helps diabetes patients

Low-glycemic load diets may make dieting easier

Low-glycemic load diets may make dieting easier

Dietary supplement DHEA could play a role in reducing abdominal fat in elderly men and women

Dietary supplement DHEA could play a role in reducing abdominal fat in elderly men and women

New beta blocker may help diabetic patients with high blood pressure

New beta blocker may help diabetic patients with high blood pressure

Stable weight significantly reduces risks of heart disease and development of metabolic syndrome

Stable weight significantly reduces risks of heart disease and development of metabolic syndrome

Diabetic or obese patients suffering advanced heart failure have higher levels of fat embedded in their hearts

Diabetic or obese patients suffering advanced heart failure have higher levels of fat embedded in their hearts

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Atypical antipsychotics commonly used to treat children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may trigger insulin resistance

Atypical antipsychotics commonly used to treat children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may trigger insulin resistance

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Understanding how microbes in the gut interact with the body could lead to new a understanding and novel treatments for diseases

Understanding how microbes in the gut interact with the body could lead to new a understanding and novel treatments for diseases

Interleukin-6 has potential as a therapeutic drug in treating metabolic disorders such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis

Interleukin-6 has potential as a therapeutic drug in treating metabolic disorders such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis

Short-term exercise significantly increases insulin action

Short-term exercise significantly increases insulin action

Patent pending discovery could help type 2 diabetics

Patent pending discovery could help type 2 diabetics

Evidence pointing to chronic cellular inflammation as the precursor of heart disease and diabetes

Evidence pointing to chronic cellular inflammation as the precursor of heart disease and diabetes

Research findings may help stave off full-blown diabetes

Research findings may help stave off full-blown diabetes

Measuring body fat has just got easier and a whole lot more sophisticated

Measuring body fat has just got easier and a whole lot more sophisticated

Study emphasizes the importance of monitoring blood pressure and dyslipidemia in patient's with metabolic syndrome

Study emphasizes the importance of monitoring blood pressure and dyslipidemia in patient's with metabolic syndrome