A Guide to HGH (Growth Hormone) and Diabetes in 2017
Certainly, you have heard of diabetes, and its no wonder. The numbers of those Americans afflicted with the condition have been rising dramatically in recent years. According to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), in the past decade alone, the cases of people living with diabetes jumped more than 40 percent to almost 26 million Americans.Worldwide the numbers are just as chilling. DRI estimates there are 382 million people globally, living with diabetes, and the World Health Organization believes that number will be more than double by 2030.
Did you know that diabetes claims more lives than AIDS and breast cancer combined taking the life of 1 American every 3 minutes?
But what exactly is diabetes? Diabetes, technically called diabetes mellitus by medical professionals, is not a single condition. It is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels (high blood sugar) because the person with the condition is not producing enough insulin, or because the cells of his or her body do not respond correctly to the presence of insulin or both.
To understand diabetes you must understand the very important hormone, insulin, and its role in metabolizing or processing the food that you eat. In order to work, the cells of your body require sugar, or glucose, for energy. During digestion, when the sugars are released from the food, this triggers your pancreas to release insulin. Insulin is what knocks on the doors of your cells and tells them to open up and let the glucose in. But in a person with diabetes, that either doesnt happen or the cells cant re Continue reading