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Ted Naiman 2: Adipose tissue CONTROLS insulin resistance; China & India: more diabetes than West

Low Carb Down Under
Breckenridge, 2017

Adipocyte
Hypertrophy:
-fat cells overstuffed
-inflamed
-insulin resistant

Hyperplasia
-new baby cells
-insulin sensitive

TOFI: thin outside fat inside
-look thin, but
-maxxed out fat cells
~subcutaneous
~visceral
-insulin resistant
-perhaps diabetic

This is why China & India…
have passed up
diabetes prevalence
compared to US,
with much less
body-mass index

Adipose tissue controls
insulin resistance…
-lipodystrophy:
-a series of disorders
where you have no
subcutaneous fat

-have more visceral fat
-horrible insulin resistance
-horrible diabetes