Ketones, Insulin and the Physiology of Fat Cells
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Dr. Ben Bikman is an Associate Professor of Physiology & Developmental Biology at Brigham Young University. He has a PhD in Bioenergetics and did his postdoctoral work in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases such as obesity. In this interview with Dr. Tommy Wood, MD, PhD, Ben talks about his recent tenureship and research on the metabolic effects of insulin and ketones on fat cells. Also discussed are two schools of thought in obesity research and how both groups may be right about various aspects of weight loss. As you might be able to tell, I struggled a bit to find a picture of Tommy in the lab to match Ben's. Props to Tommy for allowing me to use the pic on the left (taken in jest), I thought it too funny to go to waste. Here’s the outline of this interview with Ben Bikman: [00:01:59] Dr Ben Bikman recently made tenure. [00:02:46] The tenureship process. [00:04:14] Presentation: Insulin vs. Ketones - The Battle for Brown Fat by Dr Ben Binkman. [00:05:16] Podcast: Recap: Icelandic Health Symposium 2017…