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The Seemingly Causal Connection Between Insulin Resistance and Cancer

Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which, among many functions, plays a central role in blood sugar management by supporting the entry of glucose intro the cell from the blood stream. The responsiveness of a cell to the actions of the hormone insulin is referred to as insulin sensitivity. With greater insulin sensitivity less insulin is needed to allow for transport of glucose into the cells. With lesser insulin sensitivity the cells are said to be more insulin “resistant”. With more insulin resistance, more insulin must be secreted from the pancreas to allow for glucose entry into the cells. Continue reading