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TYPES OF INSULINE AND DURATION OF ACTION by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:22pm The types of insuline will categorize byways in which its extract- brovine(the cow),porcine(the pig) and human"recombinant"(bacterial extraction),in fact these types further categorize by the purity of the product and its time of all of these ways and means the insulin which u uses are Bovine - conventional- Short Porcine - ... Read on »
Ancient Insulin... Modern Metabolic Chaos and Cancer by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:21pm When the Russian empire fell, civil, political, financial chaos ensued. A new book titled McMafia recently came out. The author Misha Glenny recently appeared on Charlie Rose to discuss what his investigative reporting illuminated over the last few years. He made interesting comments about how the ex-KGB were suddenly in essence 'f ... Read on »
Understanding Insulin by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 2:48pm Understanding Insulin By: Eric Cressey All too often, we overlook the important underlying anatomy and physiology upon which solid training and nutrition recommendations are based. In rushing to get to the “meat and potatoes” (the program or ultimate recommendations) of an article, we fail to truly question and understand the ... Read on »
Learning more about timing insulin by Riva G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 4:32pm I know a lot about diabetes and working with my insulin. But recently a friend sent me an article,  "Rapid-Acting Insulin, Timing It Just Right",  written by well-noted certified diabetes educator and registered dietician, Hope Warshaw. It helped confirm some of what I know and helped clarify some of what I didn't know about timing insulin with ... Read on »
Does Insulin Deserve A Bad Reputation? The Low-Carb Experts Weigh In by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 5:57pm Insulin is a dirty word for most people who are livin’ la vida low-carb because so many of us believe it is the major hormone responsible for making us fat, sick, and old. I’ve literally interviewed and spoken with hundreds of people who have pointed the finger of blame at excessive insulin production being one of the leading causes of obesit ... Read on »
Does Butter Raise Insulin And Make You Fat? The Low-Carb Experts Respond To This Claim by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 07 Apr 2010 1:59pm One of the attractions of a healthy low-carb diet for many people is the ability to consume butter again. For years we’ve been told by groups like the American Heart Association that saturated fats like butter will raise your cholesterol (which is true–HDL “good” cholesterol goes WAY UP when you consume butter!) and that we should be choosin ... Read on »
Diabetes by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism—the way the body uses digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food people eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body. After digestion, glucose passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by cells for gr ... Read on »
Insulin is a doorman at the fat cell nightclub, not a lock on the door by Kurt G Harris MD Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 5:54pm Heather asks on the forums: Still not fully getting it, can dietary fat be stored as bodily fat? Yes and no, but mostly yes. Start thinking of dietary constituents as like money or commodities- amino acids and fatty acids are fungible. You can't say that this or that molecule becomes this or that thing, and it does not matter anyway ... Read on »
Brain Insulin Resistance Contributes to Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 Mar 2012 10:59am This is the first study to directly demonstrate that insulin resistance occurs in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Steven E. Arnold Insulin resistance in the brain precedes and contributes to cognitive decline above and beyond other known cause ... Read on »
Chew on This: Persistent Organic Pollutants May Promote Insulin Resistance Syndrome by Environmental Health Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 9:00pm Chew on This: Persistent Organic Pollutants May Promote Insulin Resistance Syndrome Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »