• BMI, bone density mediate insulin resistance and fracture risk

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Among older adults without diabetes, a relationship between increasing insulin resistance and lower risk for fracture is mediated by BMI and bone mineral density, suggesting that the association is explained by higher BMI and BMD levels often seen in insulin resistance, according to an analysis of data from the Health ABC study.
    “It is not clear whether the net effect of is favorable or unfavorable for the risk of fractures,” Nicola Napoli, MD, PhD, of the division of endocrinology and diabetes at the University Campus Bio-Medico di Roma in Rome, and colleagues
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  • Research shows that insulin resistance may be detrimental to brain health

    Research shows that insulin resistance may be detrimental to brain health

    2 monthes ago - By Natural News

    As each year passes, more studies are finding evidence that chronic diseases, as well as degenerative ones, are associated with poor lifestyle choices. A study from the Tel Aviv University shows that general cognitive decline may be accelerated by insulin resistance. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, researchers find that unhealthy habits...
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  • Obesity, diabetes, and liver health: Scientists explain the relationship that leads to insulin resistance

    Obesity, diabetes, and liver health: Scientists explain the relationship that leads to insulin resistance

    2 monthes ago - By Natural News

    In 2016, over 650 million people were diagnosed with obesity. Described as an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation, obesity is known to be detrimental to health, causing cardiovascular diseases and Type-2 diabetes. Many studies have associated obesity with Type-2 diabetes, but why they did was never completely understood. This lack of information led to...
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