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Insulin Resistance Syndrome Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Syndrome.

Types of Diabetes

Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa...  Read more

Strengthen Your Heart with Strength Training

When you're told that exercise improves your heart health, you probably think of cardio exercise, right? After all, "cardio" is short for "cardiovascular" exercise, named as such because it utilizes the cardiorespiratory syste...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

The Deal with Diabetes

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels. It is a chronic disease that can be managed but not cured. It does not go away. Knowing as much as you can about the disease is the first step to managing it effectively...  Read more

Does any one here have irritable bowl syndrome? IB
Updated 4/30/2016 2:56:31 PM

Does any one here have irritable bowl syndrome? IBS.... if so does your weight fluctuate a few pounds? Like I will become bloated and it makes me be a few pounds more than I would be when I'm not bloated...  Read more

Just dawned on me: I can use resistance bands for
Updated 4/30/2016 10:30:20 AM

Just dawned on me: I can use resistance bands for strength training....always thought weights were what I had to muscles are in need of an easier strength workout, resistance bands are the answer :)...  Read more

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after
Updated 4/27/2016 5:43:52 PM

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after the diagnosis? I have held my weight the same for a long time. Within 5 lbs regardless of macros, calories high or low, low carb,1 hr a day exercise and 9 weeks of 3 hrs of exercise a day. I have...  Read more

Hypothyroid & insulin resistance. Would like a friend of two for ideas & support!
Updated 4/25/2016 11:12:22 AM

Hypothyroid & insulin resistance. Would like a friend of two for ideas & support!...  Read more

Resistance bands
Updated 4/20/2016 6:38:57 PM

Am moving to resistance bands , from [mostly] free weight Bands are easier on the joints [age & arthritis] . My question is, anyone else ? And if so do you recommend lighter bands & higher reps ? or stronger bands & fewer reps ? Short w/outs dail...  Read more

Your Heart & Your Waist

Everyday Health reports ...If you have gained weight in middle age & most of it is in your belly, you are likely part of the American epidemic of prediabetes. If you don't start eating better and exercising, full-blown diabetes will almost certainly...  Read more

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver

When your body becomes resistant to the effects of insulin, it causes a number of complex imbalances in your metabolism. One such imbalance is the development of high blood sugar that is characteristic of diabetes.Another change associated with insu...  Read more


We will be here to support you during the challenges of trying to lose while dealing with insulin resistance. Type 2 diabetics, PCOSers, prediabetics are all welcome!...  Read more

Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome.Last week, a new study revealed that &quo...  Read more

Could Peaches, Cherries, and Plums Fight Obesity and Diabetes?

Metabolic syndrome has become increasingly common in the United States and paves the way toward obesity and heart disease for millions of people every year. Since these are two of the most common chronic diseases today, making lifestyle modifications...  Read more