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Insulin Resistance Causes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Causes.

Types of Diabetes

Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

The Deal with Diabetes

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels. It is a chronic disease that can be managed but not cured. It does not go away. Knowing as much as you can about the disease is the first step to managing it effectively...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

Metabolism Through the Ages

As a child, I thought of metabolism as some mysterious, magical thing that you were either born with or without. Watching the kids that seemed to live on ice cream and pizza without gaining an ounce, the adults would say, "I wish I had...  Read more

I'm confused. I have resistance bands. I lost the
Updated 5/1/2016 11:43:52 AM

I'm confused. I have resistance bands. I lost the booklet to them a long while ago. They are red, blue and black (lowest resistance to most). But how much weight do they count for? How can I figure it?...  Read more

Just dawned on me: I can use resistance bands for
Updated 4/30/2016 10:30:20 AM

Just dawned on me: I can use resistance bands for strength training....always thought weights were what I had to muscles are in need of an easier strength workout, resistance bands are the answer :)...  Read more

I haven't been wearing my fitbit lately cause the
Updated 4/30/2016 12:25:27 AM

I haven't been wearing my fitbit lately cause the battery seems to be draining too soon. Its been throwing stuff off a little since it was synced to spark and add steps and calories burned. :(...  Read more

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after
Updated 4/27/2016 5:43:52 PM

Insulin resistance. Has anyone lost weight after the diagnosis? I have held my weight the same for a long time. Within 5 lbs regardless of macros, calories high or low, low carb,1 hr a day exercise and 9 weeks of 3 hrs of exercise a day. I have...  Read more

Feeling stressed out cause no one seems to get me
Updated 4/26/2016 6:03:29 PM

Feeling stressed out cause no one seems to get me when im trying to get something more done in my life other then stay where i am...  Read more

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver

When your body becomes resistant to the effects of insulin, it causes a number of complex imbalances in your metabolism. One such imbalance is the development of high blood sugar that is characteristic of diabetes.Another change associated with insu...  Read more

Skin Problems?

Severe resistance to insulin makes it difficult for the body to clear fat from the blood thus triglycerides rise to extremely high levels and skin eruptions will appear and maybe itching. Itching skin can have many causes, such as a yeast infection,...  Read more


People with MS and weight problems caused from the MS....  Read more

Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome.Last week, a new study revealed that &quo...  Read more

Tips for a Healthy Summer with Diabetes

It's summertime! Did you know that if you have diabetes you need to be extra careful during the summer? Do you know which summer footwear is better for people with diabetes? Do you know if sunburns affect blood sugar levels? Do you know how to...  Read more

Insulin resistance causes cravings!!

Today I am aware that insulin resistance causes low blood sugar in cells which makes you feel emotionally awful, You crave sugar or food. You obsess about it because you don't feel right. The balance in the diet of protein, fat and carb is really imp...  Read more