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Missing Link to Insulin Resistance in Diabetes Found

Discovery could be used to determine if a person is at high risk of diabetes in the next year or never - and may also help predict which patients will respond to specific diabetes therapies.
Dimenta Risk due to Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance Speeds Up Cognitive Decline, Dimentia

Researchers report that executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, which may increase the risk of dimentia later...
Blood Tests - Cutting Nerves and Insulin Resistance

Cutting Nerves to Kidneys Improves Insulin Resistance, Says Diabetes Study

An interesting Cedars-Sinai diabetes study has found that cutting specific nerves to the kidneys improved insulin sensitivity. Incapacitating specific nerves to the kidneys improves the...
Diabetes and Cardiac Function

Impact of Insulin Resistance on Cardiac Function

First study to assess the impact of diabetes mellitus on cardiac geometry and to report the association between insulin resistance and cardiac structure and...
Why Most Obese People Develop Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Study: Why Most Obese People Develop Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Findings from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), which appear in eLife, provide a possible explanation as to why most people who are obese...

Found: Link Between Insulin Resistance and Behavioral Disorders

People with diabetes are more prone to anxiety and depression than those with other chronic diseases that require similar levels of management. The reasons...

Liver Fat Gets a Wake-Up Call That Maintains Blood Sugar Levels; Protects from Glucose...

A research team reports that test subjects in which an enzyme called histone deacetylase 3 (HDAC3) was deleted had massively fatty livers, but lower blood sugar, and were thus protected from glucose intolerance and insulin resistance, the hallmark of diabetes.

Insulin Resistance Linked to Brain Health

New research shows that reduced insulin sensitivity is linked to smaller brain size and deteriorated language skills in seniors.

Study: Insulin Resistance is Associated with Inflammatory Processes that Lead to Cortical Atrophy and...

Many complications of diabetes, including kidney disease, foot problems and vision problems are generally well recognized. But the disease's impact on the brain is often overlooked.

New Link Found Between Insulin Resistance and Obesity

Scientists have uncovered a new way in which obesity wreaks its havoc, by altering the production of proteins that affect how other proteins are spliced together.

Study: Building Muscle Can Lower Risk of Insulin Resistance

A recent study found that the greater an individual's total muscle mass, the lower the person's risk of having insulin resistance, the major precursor of type 2 diabetes.

Insulin Resistance May be Associated with Stroke Risk

Insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, appears to be associated with an increased risk of stroke in individuals without diabetes.

One Sleepless Night Can Induce Insulin Resistance in Healthy People

Just one night of short sleep duration can induce insulin resistance, a component of type 2 diabetes.

Your Arteries May Be Suffering Insulin Resistance, Too

In people with insulin resistance or full-blown diabetes, an inability to keep blood sugar levels under control isn't the only problem by far.

Surprising Findings About Hepatitis C and Insulin Resistance

We have known for several years that Hepatitis C, a common cause of liver cirrhosis and cancer, also makes people three to four times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.

Cardiovascular Risk in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Linked Primarily to Insulin Resistance

According to a new study, youth with type 1 diabetes have now been found to have abnormal insulin resistance.

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