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The Insulin Sweet Spot: Is Lower Better?

We commonly think that if something is good for our health, that more of it is even better, right? More kale never hurt anyone. Putting on extra sunscreen may not protect us from even more UV rays, but it certainly won’t cause excess damage!

But is that actually always true? How about with insulin, which we’re commonly told to keep as low as possible?

A new study looks at insulin levels in, importantly, non-diabetic women, and examined their relationship to dementia risk. The results certainly shocked me, so let’s take a look.

(And if you’re interested to learn more about insulin, visit our focus area on diabetes here on DrPerlmutter.com.)

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