‘insulin resistance’

Weight Loss: Possible Explanation for Obesity-Related Insulin Resistance

By Laura Brooks

Researchers are getting closer to understanding the association between obesity and insulin resistance, a condition in which normal amounts of insulin are inadequate to produce a normal insulin response from fat, muscle and liver cells.  Insulin resistance can precede the development of type 2 diabetes. "Obese adipose, or fat, tissue is characterized by the presence of macrophages, specialized cells that […] Read more »

Screaming (Louder) to be Heard

By Gina V.

There is a book that we carry here at Green Mountain called “Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect, and Doctors Still Ignore” by Elizabeth Vliet, MD.  The title pretty much says it all, and it’s for those women that have repeatedly heard “it’s all in your head” from their doctors. One of those syndromes that are often not […] Read more »

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