News tagged with insulin resistance
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(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have uncovered six genetic regions that appear to affect resistance to the effects of insulin, which is important in many cases of type 2 diabetes. Previously, only two regions ...
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- With Type 2 human diabetes climbing at alarming rates in the United States, researchers are seeking treatments for the disease, which has been linked to obesity and poor diet.
Diabetes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Drugs for type 2 diabetes can contribute to weight gain, bone fractures and cardiovascular problems, but in mice, an investigational drug appears to improve insulin sensitivity without those troublesome side ...
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In recent years, a growing body of evidence has linked inflammation to the development of insulin resistance. In insulin resistance, the hormone insulin is less effective in promoting glucose uptake from the bloodstream into ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Meat, seafood and other foods rich in compounds called purines are associated with a fivefold increased risk of immediate gout flare-ups, a new study shows.
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 31, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
It seems that while the practice of bloodletting throughout history had little or no effect on most diseases, and the practice was abandoned in the 19th century, new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal ...
Cardiology May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A University of Michigan Health System study provides new clues about the health-damaging molecular changes set in motion by eating high-fat foods.
Diabetes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- For women without diabetes and with operable breast cancer, administration of metformin prior to surgery does not significantly affect the proliferative marker Ki-67 overall, but drug effects ...
Cancer May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Levels of some amino acids are associated with glycemia and insulin resistance and predict the development of type 2 diabetes in men, according to a study published online May 2 in Diabetes.
Diabetes May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It is probably safe to say that smokers refuse to give up their vice because they believe their waistlines will only get bigger. And while most researchers have long speculated that a metabolic link exists ...
Other May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For years, researchers have known that obesity, type 2 diabetes and low-level inflammation are linked, but how they are connected has not been well understood.
Diabetes May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Penn research team, led by Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, director of the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, reports in Nature Medicine that m ...
Medical research May 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Low levels of testosterone in men could increase their risk of developing diabetes, a study suggests.
Medical research May 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions around the world, fueled in large part by the equally alarming expansion of obesity as a global health problem. But while it's well-known that obesity is the most common cause ...
Medical research May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Cut-offs for predicting insulin resistance based on hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp data and routinely measured clinical and biochemical variables have been determined, according to a study ...
Diabetes Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0