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How well established is the connection between insulin resistance and CVD?

I am trying and failing to understand the topic of good and bad cholesterol and how it relates to diet. It is still common wisdom, that LDL is to blame for artery calcification and resulting coronary ...
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What is “insulin resistance” and why is the word “resistance” used?

"Resistance" means refusal to accept or to comply. "Insulin resistance" seems to be a loss of efficiency or efficacy of insulin in the body --- or perhaps an excess of glucose in the blood creating ...
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Aloe Vera and Diabetes

I've read some research about it. Does Anybody know what substance in Aloe Vera can help in decreasing blood sugar in patients with diabetes? And also is there any substance in Aloe Vera that is ...
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Need succinct overview article about insulin resistance

I need a short article or brochure explaining insulin resistance to give to my son's school. It shouldn't start with an explanation of beta cells! It should explain the basic idea about the body ...