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- noun Excessive insulin in the blood.
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- noun medicine The condition of having an excessively high level of
insulinin the blood, usually due to excess production
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If you have insulin resistance, a normal amount of insulin isn’t enough to do this, and the body starts making more, resulting in a condition called hyperinsulinemia too much insulin.
OUR BODIES, OURSELVES The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective 2005
(Extremely excessive consumption of - primarily refined - carbohydrate being, of course, the root cause of hyperinsulinemia, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.)
These impairments correlated with critical clinical measures of obesity including liver fat accumulation, reduced whole-body insulin sensitivity, hyperinsulinemia, hypoadiponectinemia and adipocyte hypertrophy.
Mentzer died from cardiovascular disease, brought about perhaps by the excess carbohydrate in his diet and consequent insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia.
“…Jon looks to be sporting a little abdominal obesity, which would imply a degree of insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia…”
From what I can see from the video, Jon looks to be sporting a little abdominal obesity, which would imply a degree of insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia.
Go to this link and enter a search term, hyperinsulinemia, for example, or low-carb diet, and hit the search button.
If insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia are the real problems here and my bet is that they are, drug combinations deal only with one of the symptoms – the elevated glucose of type II diabetes – and not the underlying problem.
I am a non-diabetic on metformin for issues pertaining to insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia.
Total calories are much the same – even if we eat a mixed meal of fat and carb, if energy is sufficiently low, there will be no not chronic hyperinsulinemia or fattening.