T3 Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Insulin Resistance for Some Thyroid Patients – Research

Here is a piece of research that helps to provide another reason why T3 helps some thyroid patients struggling with blood sugar issues.

T3 appears to improve insulin sensitivity and can reduce or stop insulin resistance:

“Thyroid hormone potentiates insulin signaling and attenuates hyperglycemia and insulin resistance in a mouse model of type 2 diabetes”
Br J Pharmacol. 2011 Feb; 162(3): 597–610.
doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2010.01056.x
Yi Lin and Zhongjie Sun

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Paul Robinson is a British author and thyroid patient advocate. The focus of his books and work is on helping patients recover from hypothyroidism. Paul has accumulated a wealth of knowledge on thyroid and adrenal dysfunction and their treatment. His three books cover all of this.

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