Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is characterized by a genetic predisposition to the disorder, decreased tissue sensitivity to insulin (insulin resistance), and impaired function of pancreatic P-cells, which control the timely release of insulin (Anderson, 1999). Obesity, physical inactivity, and advancing age are primary risk factors for insulin resistance and development of type 2 diabetes (Barrett-Connor, 1989; Colditz et al., 1990; Helmrich et al., 1991; Manson et al., 1991). Dietary factors have also been suggested as playing a major role in the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

Dieting Dilemma and Skinny Solutions

Dieting Dilemma and Skinny Solutions

The captivating thing about diets is that you don't get what is researched or predicted or calculated but rather, you get precisely what you expect. If the diet resonates with you then it will likely work, if it doesn't resonate, it won't.

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