#197 Improving metabolic health and insulin resistance
In today’s solo episode and I’ll be talking about insulin resistance, how this impacts your risk of disease and why insulin resistance could drive many chronic conditions and why certain lifestyle measures work for improving metabolic health.
By the end of the episode you will understand:
The relationship between IR and disease
The importance of sugar balance in the body
What insulin is and how insulin works
What happens when we become resistant to insulin
What are the causes of IR
What we can do to become more insulin sensitive and ultimately prevent disease
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4 grams of glucose - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2636990/
IR Overview - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK507839/
Insulin resistance Mechanisms - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8831809/
Insulin resistance, genes and mitochondria - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7341556/
Obesity Insulin and cancer - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7214048/
Insulin resistance from euglycaemic clamps - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3379600/
Sleep debt and Insulin resistance - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10543671/
Increased snacking with poor sleep - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19056602/
Impact of sleep disorders on endocrine systems - https://dmsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13098-015-0018-3
Shorterm sleep restruction reduces insulin sensitivity in young healthy adults - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5557027/
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