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    Pin cushion effect?

    Hello TRT Team, Pinning ED or EOD: What do you guys think are the consequences if any to pinning our muscles so much even with an insulin needle 1 1/2 inch or 1/2 inch. small gauge as well? Can we rotate even going to the calf muscles so as to negate some of the scar tissue accumulation?
  2. T

    SHBG level inversely related to insulin level

    I haven't seen this mentioned previously. This suggests that those who are struggling with low SHBG should test for hyperinsulineamia. The relationship between serum levels of insulin and sex hormone-binding globulin in men: the effect of weight loss. As SHBG is not known to alter the...
  3. S

    Correct Pregnenolone and Insulin Resistance, then TRT ? (Labs included)

    Hello All, Appreciate your time and feedback, I am a 50 y/o male 5'10, 215 BF% ~15% (exercise 4-5 x/ wk mix of cardio and weights) experiencing classic ADAM test sx over the last 2 years. Trialed on Clomid tried 25 mg daily or 50 mg EOD for several weeks,(brought up my test to low 400's, but...
  4. D

    Fixed Needle Syringe Recommendation

    What do you think of this fixed needle syringe for injecting .25ml? Easy Touch 27 G 1 cc 1/2 in Insulin Syringes - 100 ea I have grown tired of seeing the waste inside the "low dead space" needles. 29 gauge takes too long to draw and inject. 27 seems about right. I also like the .5ml...
  5. Gianluca

    Insulin resistance vs animal product and inflammation

    I would like to hear all opinions, experiences, personal or not, in the development of diseases caused by inflammation, especially cardiovascular. I'm sure most of have seen the good data on Vegans diet and the reduction of cardiovascular disease by lowering systemic inflammation. That is a good...
  6. Gianluca

    Dietary fats and prevention of type 2 diabetes

    In this study Saturated fatty acid(SFA) had a negative outcome on type 2 diabetes, switching SFA with Monounsaturated Fatty Acid (MUFA) and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) had a positive effect on insulin sensitivity until tot fat intake was about 37.5%, showing after that point increase again...
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    Whey isolate, casein, 4% cottage cheese...Insulin response?

    Do any of these cause a significant insulin spike?
  8. D

    Anyone using Berberine HCl instead of Metformin for insulin control?

    I have been researching this ... looks very promising ... less side effects. Sincerely ... DK
  9. Nelson Vergel

    One More Hour of Sleep Improves Glucose and Insulin in Men with Sleep Restrictions

    Sleep. 2015 May 1;38(5):707-15. doi: 10.5665/sleep.4660. Beneficial impact of sleep extension on fasting insulin sensitivity in adults with habitual sleep restriction. Leproult R1, Deliens G1,2, Gilson M1, Peigneux P1. Abstract STUDY OBJECTIVES: A link between sleep loss and increased risk...
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