News tagged with insulin resistance

Reducing niacin intake can prevent obesity

A research team from China explored the mechanism underlying niacin's action on glucose metabolism, and the association between the US per capita niacin consumption and the obesity prevalence in the US. They found there is ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Medical research
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Sleep apnea may increase insulin resistance

Sleep apnea may cause metabolic changes that increase insulin resistance, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The intermittent hypoxia associated with sleep apnea causes a distinct drop ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Sleep apnea
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