Insulin resistance

What is Insulin resistance?

Diminished effectiveness of insulin in lowering plasma glucose levels, arbitrarily defined as a daily requirement of at least 200 units of insulin to prevent hyperglycemia or ketosis; usually due to binding of insulin or insulin receptor sites by antibodies; associated with obesity, ketoacidosis, and infection.

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hi ,iam 45 yrs old woman 1.72height and 100kg weight .i use low fat foods and don,t eat rice and bread but i am fatter than yesterday .i have a...

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do not worry about triglyceride,
take plenty of water,fresh fruits,high fiber diet ,leafy veg,soya products.
avoid alcohol,smoking,cola,coffee,junk...

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Hi ,do you think that if I have been treated couple years ago for hypothyroidsm and early hashimoto`s dissease,(but I am not taking any pills...

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Hello and thank you for asking!
Insulin is a hormone made by your pancreas. It allows your cells to use glucose (sugar) for energy.
People with...

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I have recently detected with PCOD, and she has prescribed me tablet Gluconorm R (500mg)
I wanted to check if this is fine for me.
I am 30 year...

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Hi,
Thanks for the query.

Poly cystic ovary disease is characterized by menstrual irregularities like delayed or absence of periods, anovulation...

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