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What is insulin resistance?

If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, you’ve probably heard your doctor mention the term insulin resistance. Also called metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance describes a wide variety of health complications that can put people at an increased risk of developing diabetes and heart disease. According to the Joslin Diabetes Center, insulin resistance occurs when the body […]

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes: knowing the difference

As diabetes continues to be a growing concern for many Americans, education is one of the most effective tools for managing this disease. If youÔÇÖve heard about diabetes from health professionals or have read about it in the news, youÔÇÖve probably noticed the phrases ÔÇ£type 1ÔÇØ and ÔÇ£type 2.ÔÇØ ItÔÇÖs important to understand the difference […]