Insulin Status Is Important Determinant Of Weight Reduction On Vascular Function

Researcher prospectively followed 208 overweight or obese patients (BMI ?25 kg/m2) receiving medical/dietary (48 percent) or bariatric surgical (52 percent) weight loss treatment during a period of approximately one year. They measured plasma metabolic parameters and vascular endothelial function using ultrasound at baseline and following weight loss intervention, and stratified analyses by median plasma insulin levels. They found that individuals with higher baseline plasma insulin levels (above median >12 uIU/ml), who had greater than 10 percent weight loss had significantly improved brachial artery macro-vascular flow-mediated vasodilation and micro-vascular reactive hyperemia. In contrast, vascular function did not change significantly in the lower insulin group (?12 uIU/mL) despite similar degree of weight loss. In analyses using a five percent weight loss cut-point, only micro-vascular responses improved in the higher insulin group. “Our study has shown that insulin status is an important determinant of the positive effect of weight reduction on vascular function with hyperinsulinemic patients deriving the greatest benefit,” explained corresponding author Noyan Gokce, MD, FACC, associate professor of medicine at BUSM and Director of Echocardiography at BMC. “Reversal of insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction may represent key therapeutic targets for cardiovascular risk reduction in obesity,” he added.
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Accupressure weight loss points for significant weight reduction

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When you work a pressure point on one side of the body, find the pressure point on the opposite side of the body and work it as well. Where to find the pressure points (watch video) Begin with the pressure points on your ears and follow through with the rest of the pressure points on the body. When you are finished end the session with your ears the same way you began the session. What are acupressure massage beads Acupressure beads are pressure balls that are also used to aid the process of finding the meridian pressure points on the ear. On the ear the meridian points can be close together and not as easy to pinpoint or detect and using acupressure beads assures direct pressure and response.
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Garcinia Cambogia Weight reduction Advantages Now Backed By University Research

Cravings for rubbish carbs can also be eradicated in most people. The research also verified that HCA has the capability to block the enzyme accountable for changing carbs into fat cells. This leads Garcinia Cambogia Extract to the body to burn-off current fat cells as energy , and the result’s a reduction of excess weight. Garcinia Cambogia Extract can also be mentioned for its capability to increase serum serotonin ranges, therefore getting rid of mood-swings, that is the primary trigger of psychological overeating.
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