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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scofield
32 years experience Diabetology
Weight control: Insulin resistance varies with your weight and with other factors such as the amount of physiologic stress at any one time (infections, trauma, surger ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Glucose tolerance : Test. Timed measurement of blood glucose, following a three day preparation, overnight fast and administration of a fixed amount of glucose allows de ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Serum insulin: fasting and 2 hour post prandial insulin, forearm clamp test for insulin resistance.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Insulin resistance: The symptoms are obesity, high blood sugars in spite of increasing the Insulin dosing if already diagnosed as diabetic and on insulin, thickening and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Insulin resistance: If you can do this on your own please go online and begin to understand insulin resistance. If you go online but don't yet fully understand the proble ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scofield
32 years experience Diabetology
Calorie restricted: The key to Insulin resistance is to attain (or maintain) a lean body habitus. There is no special diet for people with Insulin resistance but they sho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neville Wellington
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Metabolic syndrome: Insulin resistance is also know as metabolic syndrome or syndrome X, and was defined in the 80's by Gerald Reaven (see Banting lecture 1984). It descr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diabetic diet and ..: A diet suitable for a diabetic (it would help to consult a nutritionist), low in carbohydrates, weight loss and increase in physical activity, (any ae ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many options: Diet/exercise/weight loss to improve Insulin sensitivity. Oral medications that make Insulin more sensitive again. Worst comes to worst, inject Insu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevon Rariy
13 years experience Endocrinology
Metabolic syndrome : Metabolic syndrome defined as increase abdominal girth, high blood pressure, impaired fasting glucose, elevated triglycerides and low HDL. To treat, f ... Read More
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