Improving insulin resistance can lower the risks of acquiring type 2 diabetes and dementia. Exercise and lifestyle choices can help improve and reduce insulin sensitivity.
Among people who had prediabetes, those who ate more polyunsaturated fat and less saturated fat were found to have higher levels of insulin sensitivity--which is a lower risk of developing full-blown diabetes.
Catching up on sleep can lower short-term risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
A new study reported that firstborn males might have a greater risk of obesity due to poor insulin sensitivity.
Pulling all-nighters increases your risk of getting type 2 diabetes. However, new research suggests that men who lose sleep during the workweek may be able to lower their risk of developing the metabolic disorder by getting more hours of sleep during the weekends.