Insulin and Insulin ResistanceAs obesity and diabetes reach epidemic proportions in the developed world, the role of insulin resistance and its consequences are gaining prominence. Understanding the role of insulin in wide-ranging physiological processes and the influences on its synthesis and secretion, alongside its actions from the molecular to the whole body level, has significant implications for much chronic disease seen in Westernised populations today. This review provides an overview of insulin, its history, structure, synthesis, secretion, actions and interactions followed by a discussion of insulin resistance and its associated clinical manifestations. Specific areas of focus include the actions of insulin and manifestations of insulin resistance in specific organs and tissues, physiological, environmental and pharmacological influences on insulin action and insulin resistance as well as clinical syndromes associated with insulin resistance. Clinical and functional measures of insulin resistance are also covered.
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Jill Corleone is a registered dietitian and health coach who has been writing and lecturing on diet and health for more than 15 years. Bach, M. Corleone holds a Bachelor of Science in nutrition. If you're carrying extra weight and not getting sufficient exercise, you may be at risk of insulin resistance, which is when your body does not effectively use the insulin it produces. Most people who have insulin resistance do not know they have it, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders; if left untreated, it can ultimately lead to type 2 diabetes. When trying to lose weight to reverse insulin resistance, you must eat fewer calories than you currently consume.
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