Recent Examples of insulin resistance from the Web
Chronic sleep deprivation causes insulin resistance.
The reasons for the link are not known, but the authors suggest that hormonal changes in pregnancy as well as systematic inflammation tied to lack of sleep can lead to insulin resistance and high blood glucose levels.
The researchers collected and analyzed blood samples from all of the study participants, measuring their cholesterol levels, insulin resistance and triglycerides, or a type of fat in the blood, along with other health factors.
However, their body doesn’t respond efficiently to it, a state known as insulin resistance.
The researchers found that based on blood tests, a dozen of the people in the study had insulin resistance, a precursor to Type 2 diabetes.
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