Episode 36 – Metabolic Syndrome Chapter 2: leptin

Show notes: [2m30s] Raphael explains that leptin and insulin have a lot of mechanistic overlap in terms of managing fat storage and energy distribution, making them crucial players in metabolic syndrome. [3m20s] Gabor explains that he lost interest in leptin a few back after concluding that it all seemed to happen downstream of insulin (further away from foundational cause(s)). [4m30s] Gabor talks about a study describing how leptin regulates the glucose-fatty acid cycle (see Lower Insulin Facebook group discussion of

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Episode 34 – Metabolic Syndrome Chapter 1: insulin resistance

Sponsor: This podcast is sponsored by Health IQ, the fastest growing life insurance agency in the United States. To see if you qualify, get your free quote today at healthiq.com/BDN or mention the promo code BDN when you talk to a Health IQ agent. [3min] Gabor gives the classical definition of insulin resistance (IR) that focuses on glucose disposal and explains its limited because it ignores other metabolic parameters, such as lipids. [4m45s] Raphael explains that the gold-standard method to

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