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2013-06-19 23:19:28

In a new video Health News Wires discusses the dangers of insulin resistance and exactly how someone can increase insulin sensitivity through proper diet and herbal supplements. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The website HealthNewsWires.com has recently published an informative article and video describing insulin resistance, its harmful effects and tips to manage and prevent the condition. In a new article and video from HealthNewsWires.com, the author defines insulin resistance as a condition that...

2013-06-18 19:29:26

Insulin degludec (Tresiba), a new ultra-long-acting insulin, has a similar or reduced risk of recurrent hypoglycemia-- low blood sugar-- compared with the commercially available insulin glargine, a new meta-analysis study finds. Results of the combined analysis, of five completed clinical trials, will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The studies included nearly 3,400 adults with type 2 diabetes who had a daily injection of either insulin...

Breakfast Can Help Keep Insulin Resistance In Check
2013-06-18 08:47:17

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study finds skipping breakfast causes acute or rapid onset insulin resistance in overweight women. Chronic insulin resistance is a risk factor for diabetes suggesting that if breakfast is repeatedly omitted, it may contribute to an individual developing type 2 diabetes. Elizabeth Thomas, MD, an endocrinology fellow at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora explained, “Our study found that acute...

2013-06-12 23:01:20

Nationwide Children´s Hospital recently developed an online resource to help parents manage their child´s diabetes more effectively and care for their health at home. The “Diabetes Calculator for Kids,” a first of its kind electronic tool geared toward the pediatric patient, allows parents, caregivers and the adolescent patient themselves to create an individualized chart which calculates the correct insulin dosage that should be given prior to eating. Columbus, OH...

2013-05-24 11:44:28

Ethnic background plays a surprisingly large role in how diabetes develops on a cellular level, according to two new studies led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The researchers reanalyzed disease data to demonstrate that the physiological pathways to diabetes vary between Africa and East Asia and that those differences are reflected in part by genetic differences. The studies will be published online simultaneously May 23 in the journals PLoS Genetics and...


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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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