Hyperinsulinemia can be reversed by changing the diet.
Dr. Jason Fung explains that in biologic systems, persistent exposure causes resistance due to the near universal phenomenon of homeostasis. Insulin resistance is caused by hyperinsulinemia, which results in more hyperinsulinemia in a vicious cycle.
Fructose is much more dangerous for weight gain and diabetes compared to an equal amount of glucose. This is due to the way fructose is metabolized exclusively in the liver and its propensity to cause insulin resistance.
Exploring the science of fasting and the relationship between IGF-1 and disease and longevity. How growth hormone is related to IGF-1 and ideal levels of insulin like growth factor 1.
Dr. Jason Fung discusses how insulin resistance develops.