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What Affects How Your Insulin Works?

​There's nothing worse than doing everything right (or so you think) and having your blood glucose levels running high inexplicably. The problem may be that many different factors can affect your insulin action (whether it's insulin your body releases or insulin you inject or pump), and you may or may not be controlling for all of them equally well. What we do know is that most athletic individuals have lower levels of insulin and require less insulin release for carbohydrate and other food intake, meaning that their bodies are very sensitive to insulin. Having low fasting insulin levels (assuming it is not due to a deficiency) is associated with greater longevity, as demonstrated by the fac

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