When a person has a wound, that part of the body will swell up, become red and painful. This is the body’s way of reacting to an injury.
A special form of fat called visceral fat is stored inside the organs in the abdomen (tummy), chest, and blood vessels.
Insulin influences how blood vessels open to allow blood to flow freely (vasodilation).
Insulin is one of the most important chemical messengers that regulate how our body uses the food we eat to produce energy.