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Insulin Resistance Test Resources

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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

What is Pre-Diabetes?

Before developing the serious health condition of type 2 diabetes, a person will almost always have pre-diabetes beforehand. But pre-diabetes is a condition without symptoms, meaning that many people can have it without even knowing it. Left unchecke...  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

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  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

Elliptical, high resistance interval training. If
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Elliptical, high resistance interval training. If you aren't used to it, start with just 10 mins and build up. 2 mins @15 resistance followed by 2 mins @12 resistance. Work your way up to 17/20 then increase time....  Read more

Day one insanity done. It was just the fit test bu
Updated 7/25/2016 4:11:41 PM

Day one insanity done. It was just the fit test but I feel accomplished. Anyone else start a new workout today? We can be friends and keep each other on track......  Read more

Failed 3 of 4 test I took today. I study so hard,
Updated 7/22/2016 8:18:39 PM

Failed 3 of 4 test I took today. I study so hard, but it never seems to show....  Read more

I have mini resistance bands that I would like to
Updated 7/21/2016 1:54:07 AM

I have mini resistance bands that I would like to start using for toning/strengthening. Anyone have experience with these who could point me in the right direction? #fitness...  Read more

I have insulin resistance. My doctor says I'm a fa
Updated 7/18/2016 8:35:50 AM

I have insulin resistance. My doctor says I'm a fat making machine. Any ideas on how to turn this around so I can start loosing?...  Read more

Not losing weight but gaining instead: check your thyroid and blood sugar levels!

The past 14 years I've gradually put on 50 lb but without knowing why. During the past 7 years I was diagnosed with 32 food sensitivities, a low thyroid and insulin resistance! So if you too can't lose weight and keep gaining make sure to be tested f...  Read more

Alzheimer's Tied to Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance may be a worthwhile treatment target to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease, several studies reported here suggested.Patients with Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment receiving 40 IU/day of intranasal insulin detemir...  Read more

INSULIN RESISTANCE

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

Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to...  Read more