Essays Tagged: "Insulin resistance"

Polycystic Ovarian Disease.

n, and migraines. There is also a strong connection between PCOS and other medical problems such as insulin resistance, hypertension, dyslipidemia, stroke, and thromboembolism. There are, however, sev ... om PCOS. Metabolic syndrome is known by several names including; syndrome X, dysmetabolic syndrome, insulin resistance syndrome, plurimetabolic syndrome, chaos syndrome, the deadly quartet (Thatcher 2 ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The South Beach Diet

are three phases to the diet. The first 14 days are restrictive with the intention to "resolve the insulin resistance … brought about by eating too many (mostly processed) carbohydrates" (Agat ...

(10 pages) 102 1 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness


States have the metabolic syndrome. This syndrome is associated with the metabolic disorder called insulin resistance. Factors such as excess body fat and physical inactivity can trigger insulin resi ... vity can trigger insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome. The biologic mechanisms surrounding insulin resistance and metabolic risk factors at the molecular level is very complex and is not comp ...

(10 pages) 203 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diet Pills

s reason enough for some patients to take the drugs because ?the loss of five to ten pounds reduces insulin resistance and lowers diabetes patients? already elevated risk of cardiovascular disease?(We ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes Health Risk’s

e background of diabetes is that it is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Unfortunately insulin is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy neede ... mmon types of diabetes known, the first is type 1, which results from the body?s failure to produce insulin; the other is type 2, which results from insulin resistance. Currently most people in the Un ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes Mellitus

Diagnosis: Diabetes MellitusDiabetes is a disease in which the body doesn't produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by specialized cells (beta cells) of the pancreas. (T ... ) of the pancreas. (The pancreas is a deep-seated organ in the abdomen located behind the stomach.) Insulin is needed to turn sugar and other food into energy. In addition to helping glucose (which is ...

(8 pages) 96 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes: The Economic and Social Implications

ne system attacks and destroys beta cells in the pancreas. The body, in turn, produces little to no insulin, and the sufferer must take insulin to live. In type 2 diabetes, the pancreas is producing i ... , the pancreas is producing insulin, but the body cannot effectively utilize it, a condition called insulin resistance. Over time, insulin production decreases, glucose builds up in the blood, and the ...

(5 pages) 41 1 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Case Study

osed.Signs and Symptoms of DiabetesThe condition of diabetes ensues when "The pancreas stops making insulin, due to aviral attack on pancreas cells because an autoimmune response makes the body attack ... . It starts to break down muscle tissue and fat for energy. Type 2 happensgradually with increasing insulin resistance so weight loss is not as noticeable. (Manzela, 2007).Classic symptoms of diabetes ...

(7 pages) 98 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Stem Cell Therapy in Diabetes

betes type 1 where the body immune response attacks islet cells which are responsible for producing insulin one of the key hormones needed to regulate blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes which is char ... evels. Type 2 diabetes which is characterised by insulin resistance as well as reduced secretion of insulin by beta cells. Type 1 diabetes is treated with insulin and islet cell transplantation howeve ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

mon autobiographie

Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and ObesityType 2 diabetes happens if your body doesn't make enough insulin or your body doesn't respond to insulin, as it should. Insulin resistance stops your body fr ... se fat molecules into the blood. Then the fat molecules then get inside the cells to react with the insulin, which is known as insulin responsive cells. The fat molecules can effect and disturb how th ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

nutrition and sport

(tennis, soccer, ..). Carbohydrates (57%) - Protein (17-18%) - Fat (25%)The athlete's diet whether resistance exercises performed over 60 minutes as strength and speed should be: Rich in carbohydrate ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports