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Pancreas – Insulin Resistance -Blood sugar imbalances

If you are “apple-shaped” with your weight held around your middle, you have insulin resistance. This is also known as Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X and it is a precursor to diabetes, cardiovascular disease/heart disease, high blood pressure/hypertension and high cholesterol. Naturopathic treatment for insulin resistance will involve balancing blood sugars using diet (see below), nutrients such as chromium, magnesium, zinc and herbal medicine such as Gymnema, Globe Artichoke, Cinnamon.