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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.
Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Scientists create mice that don't gain weight, even when fed fat-laden, high calorie diets

Scientists create mice that don't gain weight, even when fed fat-laden, high calorie diets

Misfiring proteins linked to sick feeling of type 2 diabetics

Misfiring proteins linked to sick feeling of type 2 diabetics

Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Influence of alcohol consumption on risk of developing hypertension and type 2 diabetes

Largest diet and exercise trial in the world for people with type 2 diabetes

Largest diet and exercise trial in the world for people with type 2 diabetes

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Increasing levels of growth hormone may be an effective treatment for HIV lipodystrophy

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases

Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Asian Indian men more at risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Asian Indian men more at risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

What causes polycystic ovary syndrome?

What causes polycystic ovary syndrome?

Higher-than-normal amounts of a selenium-containing enzyme could promote type 2 diabetes

Higher-than-normal amounts of a selenium-containing enzyme could promote type 2 diabetes

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Carbohydrates are the latest nutrient to be blamed for the rising incidence of obesity in the US

Carbohydrates are the latest nutrient to be blamed for the rising incidence of obesity in the US

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Diabetes drug improves metabolic changes associated with HIV combination therapy

Diabetes drug improves metabolic changes associated with HIV combination therapy

Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women

Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

Exercise reverses signs of artery disease in obese children

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

Small, frequent doses of caffeine best strategy for staying awake

New patent has potential for the treatment of obesity

New patent has potential for the treatment of obesity