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February 09, 2020

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Back squat 3-3-3-3-3 reps

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Mechanics, Consistency, Intensity: Part 1


In the generally accepted model for Type 2 diabetes (T2D), excess calorie consumption is thought to lead to obesity, which then causes insulin resistance. Here, Malcolm Kendrick, MD, shares evidence that contradicts this model, instead suggesting insulin is itself obesogenic, which means reducing insulin levels may aid in weight loss and reverse Type 2 diabetes. He calls for a reevaluation of the standard of care for T2D patients and recommends lower carbohydrate consumption, exercise, and stress management for those suffering from the disease.

Read MoreDiabetes, Part 3: Insulin, the Obesogenic Hormone

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