Hormones and Metabolism

5 Signs of Insulin Resistance and How to Treat It

Insulin resistance is a growing concern across the globe as it can be one of the key factors that may lead to diabetes, heart disease and strokes. It affects about 3 out of 100 Americans. Worldwide as many as 25% of adults have metabolic syndrome in which insulin resistance is a component thereby leading to elevated blood >> Read More ...

Overweight and Obese Definitions, Causes, Dangers

Being overweight or obese is associated with a range of health complications. It is well publicized that these weight aberrations contributes to some of the most common diseases that leads to death across the globe, especially cardiovascular diseases. Understanding what being overweight or obese means, how it occurs and >> Read More ...

Warning Signs Of Diabetes And Early Symptoms

A newly published report in 2014 by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has indicated that diabetes now affects almost 10% of the American population. This is not significantly different from previous figures. What is concerning though is that 1 out of 4 of diabetic Americans are not even aware that they have the disease. >> Read More ...

10 Facts About The HbA1C (A1C) Blood Test

If you are a diabetic or have recently been diagnosed, then you will be familiar with the HbA1C test. It is one of the most effective methods of monitoring glucose control in diabetes management. Insurance companies may also request this test before covering a diabetic and there is good reason that it is the test of choice >> Read More ...
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