Definition of 'insulin'
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They suffer less cancer, heart disease and insulin resistance, experts found. The Sun (2017)To convert glucose to energy or to store glucose your body needs insulin. Diabetes (1989)You may be given drugs to combat insulin resistance if you need them. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)With exercise the pancreas does not need to produce as much insulin. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)The pancreas produces insulin to manage blood sugar and turn it into energy. The Sun (2016)Until now they have had to accept insulin injections all their lives and are often badly disabled. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is found in the gut and plays a central role in the healthy body producing insulin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Stem cells from body fat has been used to produce insulin. The Sun (2016)Those with the disease need regular injections of insulin to control their blood sugar. The Sun (2010)It happens when the pancreas does not produce insulin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This particularly applies to the acquired diabetic in middle age who is receiving insulin injections. Diets to Help Diabetes (1983)Sugar is the basic fuel for cells in the body and insulin takes it from the blood to the cells. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This book is full of tips on diet and lifestyle changes that can help the body to use insulin more efficiently. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)This careful balance of insulin and blood sugar helps to tell our body when we are full and when we are hungry. The Sun (2009)They included insulin resistance, glucose and fasting insulin. The Sun (2014)But the study in Australia showed that the destructive molecules also seem to reduce insulin resistance. The Sun (2009)The fitter you are, the lower your body fat and the better your insulin and glucose control. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)You can eat in a way that helps to reduce insulin resistance and make your body's cells more responsive again. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)In theory this would lead to a rush of insulin that brings blood sugar back to normal and encourages the storage of any excess sugar as fat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In fact, the culprit is insulin - a hormone made by your pancreas. The Sun (2010)Long-term effects include obesity, insulin resistance, and heart disease. Christianity Today (2000)But they also release sugar rapidly into the blood, which can encourage a surge in the hormone insulin, which encourages the body to store fat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is a strong link between magnesium deficiency and insulin resistance, so it is important to include it if you have PCOS. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)
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British English: insulin /ˈɪnsjʊlɪn/ NOUN
Insulin is a substance that most people produce naturally in their body and which controls the level of sugar in their blood. If your body does not produce enough insulin, then it develops a disease called diabetes.
...cells that produce insulin.
- American English: insulin
- Arabic: أَنْسُولِيـنٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: insulina
- Chinese: 胰岛素
- Croatian: inzulin
- Czech: inzulín
- Danish: insulin
- Dutch: insuline
- European Spanish: insulina
- Finnish: insuliini
- French: insuline
- German: Insulin
- Greek: ινσουλίνη
- Italian: insulina
- Japanese: インシュリン
- Korean: 인슐린
- Norwegian: insulin
- Polish: insulina
- European Portuguese: insulina
- Romanian: insulină
- Russian: инсулин
- Spanish: insulina
- Swedish: insulin
- Thai: สารชนิดหนึ่งสกัดจากตับอ่อน
- Turkish: ensülin
- Ukrainian: інсулін
- Vietnamese: chất insulin
Definition of insulin from the Collins English Dictionary
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