The Fat Lady Slims

Question 306

What happens when our insulin levels are high?


"314 subjects..25% of the obese subjects had a high insulin sensitivity phenotype or metabolically benign obesity…[and] fasting insulin level turned out to be the strongest predictor." Stefan, N., Kantartzis, K., Machann, J., Schick, F., Thamer, C., Rittig, K., Balletshofer, B., et al. (2008). Identification and characterization of metabolically benign obesity in humans. Archives of internal medicine, 168(15), 1609–16. doi:10.1001/archinte.168.15.1609

Wikipedia: Insulin

Wikipedia: Hyperinsulinemia