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  • show that insulin
  • Here, we show that insulin signaling integrates the effects of diet and age on germline stem cell (GSC) maintenance through the dual regulation of cap cell number (via Notch signaling) and cap cell-GSC interaction (via E-cadherin) and that the normal process of GSC and niche cell loss that occurs with age can be suppressed by increased levels of insulin-like peptides. (nih.gov)
  • amounts of insulin
  • April 16, 2008 -- A sensor built from multiwalled carbon nanotubes can rapidly and continuously measure tiny amounts of insulin in a microfluidic device. (photonics.com)
  • The volume of the chamber is only three microliters (µL) -- about 20 times smaller than an ordinary raindrop -- allowing the electrode to detect the minute amounts of insulin released by special pancreatic cells called Islets of Langerhans. (photonics.com)
  • Taking diabetes pills called secretagogues--glipizide, glimepiride, glucotrol, chlorpropamide, repaglinide and nateglinide--may also lead to excessive amounts of insulin. (livestrong.com)
  • produce insulin
  • When open (at left), the protein can more easily attach itself to a molecule that is necessary for its activity than when it is closed (at right): this sends a signal instructing the pancreas to produce insulin. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Some type 2's are able to make enough changes that they no longer require additional insulin, some cannot produce insulin naturally or have a severely limited production so will never be able to come off it. (diabeticconnect.com)
  • associated with elevated
  • According to background information in the article, "conditions of insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia are associated with elevated levels of inflammatory markers and increase the risk for Alzheimer disease (AD). (emaxhealth.com)
  • Guoying Wang, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, and colleagues tested the hypothesis that preterm birth is associated with elevated plasma insulin levels (indirect evidence of insulin resistance) at birth that persist into early childhood. (medindia.net)
  • secretion
  • Mechanisms of estradiol-induced insulin secretion by the G protein-coupled estrogen receptor GPR30/GPER in pancreatic beta-cells. (medscape.com)
  • Insulin assay standardization: leading to measures of insulin sensitivity and secretion for practical clinical care. (medscape.com)
  • The glucose-lowering effect of native GLP-1 in the fasting state is primarily mediated by glucose-dependent stimulation of insulin secretion. (amazonaws.com)
  • Metabolism
  • Professor Simon Heller of the University of Sheffield's Department of Human Metabolism, said that the breakthrough research had found that low blood sugar levels during the night can cause prolonged periods of heart rhythm disturbances. (amazonaws.com)
  • Many people in the United States suffer from an impaired insulin metabolism, known as diabetes. (legalsteroids.com)
  • obesity
  • Given that high levels of insulin and estrogen raise the risk for postmenopausal breast cancer - and largely account for the link between obesity and breast cancer - efforts to bring down fasting insulin or circulating estrogen levels 'through weight loss or increased physical activity or via pharmacologic approaches' might be indicated, the researchers conclude. (foxnews.com)
  • A drug of this type might also be used to treat obesity: if there is no insulin in the body, the person does not gain weight. (eurasiareview.com)
  • With high insulin levels being the 'common thread' between obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and many other conditions, Dr. Lee's approach to nutrition provides total health - not just weight loss. (prnewswire.com)
  • diabetics
  • Used in conjunction with a new procedure for treating Type 1 diabetes through liver cell transplant, the device could help insulin-dependent diabetics go years between shots. (photonics.com)
  • Knowing what normal A1C levels for diabetics is a very important way to determine if you should be worry about your blood sugar test result. (amazonaws.com)
  • As explained above, normal A1C levels for a diabetics differ from country to country, and also differ from people to people. (amazonaws.com)
  • If you want to know the number for normal A1C levels for diabetics, you have come to the right place. (amazonaws.com)
  • estrogen
  • Fasting levels of estrogen were also linked with 59 percent higher risk among women with the highest versus the lowest estrogen levels. (foxnews.com)
  • Women were participants in the Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Interventions study who were not taking estrogen or insulin. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • interfere
  • The associations for insulin and insulin resistance reported herein require confirmation and along with observations of other studies could potentially have important implications for nutrition and treatment-related cancer preventive strategies that modify or interfere with the insulin resistance pathway to help decrease the burden from this devastating disease. (emaxhealth.com)
  • postmenopausal
  • RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We determined the cross-sectional associations of sociodemographic, body-size, lifestyle, reproductive, and menopausal factors with pretrial fasting and postchallenge glucose and insulin levels in 869 postmenopausal women aged 45-65 years. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • assessment
  • As most obese individuals have battled unsuccessfully to lose weight, and non-obese individuals may also be insulin resistant, 4 an assessment of glucose and insulin responses in an oral glucose tolerance test should assist the physician in developing a treatment plan. (mja.com.au)
  • higher
  • Data from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study show that higher than normal insulin levels are an independent risk factor for breast cancer. (foxnews.com)
  • In multiply adjusted models, African-American and Hispanic women had higher fasting and 2-h insulin levels than non-Hispanic white women. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Women with an adult height of more than 170 cm and insulin levels higher than 90 pmol/L experienced on average an 37.2 % increase in 17β- estradiol during an entire menstrual cycle compared to those with the same height, and insulin levels below 90 pmol/L. Moreover, this was also observed throughout the entire menstrual cycle. (harvard.edu)
  • Conclusion: Our findings support that premenopausal levels of 17β-estradiol vary in response to adult height and insulin levels, suggesting that women who become taller are put at risk for higher estradiol levels when their insulin levels rise of possible importance for breast cancer risk. (harvard.edu)
  • The mean blood sugar levels in the afternoon and evening tests were similar, and they were both significantly higher than those in the morning test. (bmj.com)
  • decrease
  • According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, 'regular, sustained, moderate increases in physical activity, such as daily walking, can substantially decrease insulin resistance. (livestrong.com)
  • cells
  • Many of us think that using insulin before it's necessary will help to 'rest' our beta cells so they'll last longer. (healthcentral.com)
  • In a discovery being called a giant leap forward, scientists have figured out how to turn stem cells into insulin producers. (amazonaws.com)
  • The sensor can measure the concentration of insulin produced by Islets of Langerhans cells at the same time as it measures other compounds that allow researchers to assess cells' health. (photonics.com)
  • The concentration of insulin in the chamber can be directly related to the current at the electrode and the nanotubes operate reliably at pH levels characteristic of living cells. (photonics.com)
  • It is similar to a device developed by another group of researchers that operated at acidity levels well beyond those where living cells can function. (photonics.com)
  • Once insulin reaches the blood, it performs a number of functions, one of which is to facilitate the movement of glucose into muscle cells and fat. (livestrong.com)
  • After that your body will start to regenerate the red blood cells and the new blood cells will have a different A1C measurement since it will have a different level of glycated hemoglobin in it. (amazonaws.com)
  • When the insulin docks with the muscle cells, it also begins a biochemical reaction which increases protein synthesis. (legalsteroids.com)
  • body
  • Although the mice that got the insulin were only slightly fatter than the control mice at some times, their ratio of white fat to body weight was significantly increased. (healthcentral.com)
  • Physical activity helps your body use insulin more efficiently and burns calories, which will lead to weight loss. (livestrong.com)
  • For those of you who are familiar with diabetes and the other factors related to diabetes, A1C level is the measurement of how good your body process blood sugar, or glucose, in your system, using its own insulin. (amazonaws.com)