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Archive for November, 2004

Fat Build Up Increases Risk Of Insulin Resistance For Texans

Wednesday, November 24th, 2004 Posted in Foods & Eating, Information | No Comments »

As a young individual who lives in Dallas, Houston, Austin or other locations in Texas, you try to stay in shape. But maybe you're still carrying a few extra pounds. Medical professionals have already linked your spare tire to the ...

What is Insulin Resistance?

Friday, November 12th, 2004 Posted in Information | No Comments »

Insulin resistance is now being understood to be a major contributor to the onset of diabetes. While we know that glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin tests can be used to detect diabetes type I or II, many in the general public ...

The Basics of Diabetes

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

In simple terms diabetes is the inability of the body to process sugars properly. When we eat or drink our pancreas produces a hormone called insulin. Insulin is released into the blood and helps to regulate the amount of glucose ...