August 2011 Issue

The Impact of Insulin Overload

Chances are good that when you hear the words “insulin resistance” you either think of type 2 diabetes or your eyes simply glaze over. Yet, health experts today believe that this insidious condition can have dangerous effects on your health beyond the development of diabetes. In fact, researchers are beginning to unravel how insulin resistance contributes to developing medical problems such as high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, dementia, liver disease, increased cancer risk and more. The good news is that lifestyle strategies can help you fight off insulin resistance.

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