BEN BIKMAN d; | Metformin: wonder drug…but, weakens muscle
presents episode 1100 | Dr Ben Bikman
PHC UK podcast
Rarely do most people only eat three times a day…
-starchy breakfast, some protein for lunch, starchy dinner
-spikes insulin, takes a few hours to come down
-snacking…stops the decline in insulin between meals
-every waking moment
spent in high insulin
This is common for insulin sensitive person, but
-when insulin resistant insulin is at dotted line all day long
-snacking NEVER ALLOWS INSULIN TO COME DOWN
Hyperinsulinemia is also a cause if IR
-a vicious cycle
“Caused by eating
How to fix IR? Most common: diet or drugs…
Drugs: anti-diabetic drugs
-thought to be improving metabolic health
For EVERY DRUG: IS IT WORTH THE CONSEQUENCES?
-but, only half as much
as modest lifestyle
Complication: primary function: mitochondrial POISON
-blocks electron transport system:
ability of mitochondria to produce energy from calories we eat
-especially in MUSCLE
Study: exercise with
mitochondria & insulin
But, metformin UNDID
HEALTH & INSULIN
Original Youtube: https://youtu.be/KIk-uyGWnmY?si=kpqeg7_XiZQz34k_
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