Insulin Resistance

Current news and extensive information about insulin resistance, including therapies, treatment, diagnosis, studies, cures and more. In insulin resistance, muscle, fat, and liver cells do not respond properly to insulin and thus cannot easily absorb glucose from the bloodstream. As a result, the body needs higher levels of insulin to help glucose enter cells.

Pollution and Diabetes

Air Pollution Increases Diabetes Risk, Says New Study

According to researchers, people who are exposed to greater levels of air pollution where they live have a greater risk of developing diabetes, as...
Sleep Timing, Diet, Weight, BMI and Metabolism

Sleep Timing Affects Metabolic Health and BMI in Women

A new study suggests that frequent shifts in sleep timing may be related to adverse metabolic health among non-shift working, midlife women. Results show that...
Walnuts Lower Cholesterol

Walnuts Improve Cholesterol Levels, Insulin-Resistant Women Helped Most

Researchers report that a meal plan rich in walnuts, which are high in polyunsaturated fats, has a significant impact on lipid levels for women,...

New Therapy to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Using Ceramidase Found

UT Southwestern researchers showed that introducing an enzyme called ceramidase returned insulin sensitivity to normal, paving the way for a possible therapy for type...

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...

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