Evidence That Insulin Resistance Is Associated With a Disturbed Antioxidant Defense Mechanism

Just more evidence of the tangled web that is human physiology. In this study we see that deteriorating glucose disposal in muscle may be a result of disturbed antioxidant defense.

So, what if the benefits of whole grains on diabetes risk is more of a marker of tocotrienol levels (a strong cousin of vitamin E found in whole grains)? More likely, this is just one level of development of a condition called diabetes that is a multifactorial disease and needs to be treated as such–with attention to all aspects of lifestyle that can contribute to breakdown of normal physiology.

Diabetes — Abstracts: Bruce et al. 52 (9): 2338

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.