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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.
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

Study shows Chromium Picolinate and Biotin Combination significantly lowers coronary risk factors in people with Type 2 Diabetes

Study shows Chromium Picolinate and Biotin Combination significantly lowers coronary risk factors in people with Type 2 Diabetes

Blood pressure levels on rise among American children and teenagers

Blood pressure levels on rise among American children and teenagers

Protein in human milk reduces risk of obesity

Protein in human milk reduces risk of obesity

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Fish oil reduces heart attack and blood vessel disease

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer