What Does Low Insulin Level Mean?

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High Insulin Levels in Nondiabetics

Many of us think that using insulin before it’s necessary will help to “rest” our beta cells so they’ll last longer.

 

But now comes a research paper showing that excess insulin actually causes diabetes in nondiabetic mice fed a chow diet. The chow diet is the normal diet given to mice unless you want to fatten them up and give them diabetes, in which case you feed them a high-fat, high-carbohydrate diet.

 

The high insulin levels were caused by injecting these normal mice with...

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