Tag: diabetes

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Males eating a low-carb diet father children with metabolic syndrome and diabesity

A really interesting study, which covers two very controversial topics in a single experiment. First, whether environmental…

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Higher testosterone (T) levels protect against diabetes in males

Another study that contradicts the pervasive dogma that higher T levels are a nightmare for aging males,…

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Endurance exercise causes (peripheral) hyper-cortisol state

A few months ago I did a post on a pair of studies showing that while cortisol…

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HUMAN STUDY: Vitamin B3 ups muscle/bone mass/strength, lowers fat, improves glucose control

The study is epidemiological and it did not distinguish between the various forms of vitamin B3 available…

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A single 15min exposure to red light boosts mitochondria and lowers blood glucose

A human study, which makes it that much more important. While the findings are not very surprising,…

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Diabetic kidney damage driven by high fat & low glucose oxidation, glycine can treat it

This is yet another study that calls into serious doubt the main dogma of diabetic pathology provided…

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Obesity linked to mitochondrial dysfunction in GI tract, treatable by fat restriction

I think the claim that obesity can be caused by lower metabolism is not something contentious, even…

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Optimal vitamin D intake may be at least 2,000 IU daily

As most people supplementing with vitamins know, the daily RDA for vitamin D has been set at…

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Cortisol stimulates its own synthesis (peripherally), drives obesity/diabetes/CVD

Synthetic/bioidentical glucocorticoids (GC) are perhaps the most widely used steroids clinically. In addition, the HPA axis, culminating…

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Androgens, glucocorticoids are antagonistic – former inhibit, latter promote fat gain

As most of my readers know, androgenic steroids are considered extremely dangerous by medicine and are in…