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Insulin Resistance

What is insulin?
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It allows your body to use glucose as energy and to store energy as fat. It also regulates your blood sugars.

What is insulin resistance?
Insulin resistance is a condition where the beta cells are resistant to insulin. Resulting in weight gain and high blood sugars which can lead to type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and prediabetes.

How to treat insulin resistance.
Reducing the amount of carbs you eat and exercising regularly can improve insulin resistance.

Watch Dr. Eric Berg videos about insulin resistance.

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