How does insulin resistance happen among those with type 2 diabetes?
Yale researcher have identified the molecular mechanism by which insulin normally inhibits production of glucose by the liver and why this process stops working in patients with type 2 diabetes, leading to hyperglycemia. Continue reading →
Our planet and lifestyles are thick with chemicals, pollutants, and waste. I remember reading that the average adult contains about 700 contaminants in their body, with infants harboring a couple hundred at birth.
This toxicity is not just a scary concept in itself, but relates directly to escalating rates of chronic disease, including behavioral disorders, autoimmune disease, asthma, Continue reading →
Oregano and rosemary are popular culinary herbs. Now research shows that some of their healthful compounds could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication.
Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that how the herbs are grown makes a difference, and they also identified which compounds contribute the most to this promising trait.