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the glucose to insulin ratio in insulin resistance

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Time to get serious: You have normal glucose tolerance. Your fasting and 2 hr glu is not quite at the level of "impaired". Your insulin levels are on the high side, sugg ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: In early stages, body makes more insulin to keep glucose under check but tissues, especially muscles may be resistant to insulin. You can improve your ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
C peptide: High levels of c peptide combined with low blood sugar is a sign of insulin resistance. Your test may signify some level of insulin resistance, but a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Pre diabetes: Insulin resistance is the precursor to type 2 diabetes. It is estimated that people who eventually develop diabetes have had Insulin resistance for a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Yes and in diabetics either it is not releasing insulin or the insulin is bad.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Talk to your doc: Everyone response differently to insulin. Usually it's a trial and error to find out how much 1 u of Insulin will drop your blood sugar. The only w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
You are correct: Insulin resistance refers to the body needing higher level of Insulin to keep the sugar level down to normal or close to normal. Hyperinsulism = body ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Reevaluate: You might need another agent and work with your dietician to formulate a doable eating plan as well as see your exercise specialist to develop a progr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Complimentary: Insulin lowers and glucagon raises blood sugars.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
A healthy: well-balanced diet is most important. Everything you eat can raise your blood sugar. Eat bread with a lower glycemic index -- less processed. If you'r ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moy
Dr. John Moy answered
34 years experience Podiatry
Different mechanism: Insulin attempt to replace the Insulin that is deficient in your body. Thyroid is a hormone that sends signals to or organs including the pancreas ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Millen
35 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Chromium deficiency has been associated with Insulin resistance, but a well balanced diet will usually have the needed chromium to avoid this problem.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Individualized : A sensitivity/correction factor helps to answer that question. It is different from one person to the next and varies also based on resistance to ins ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles A Bryant
48 years experience Endocrinology
Novorapid (insulin aspart): Novorapid also known as NovoLog (insulin aspart) is a rapid acting short duration synthetic Insulin usuall taken with meals to reduce blood sugars ele ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Complex interaction: Phosphoprotein phosphatase is activated by the insulin, which indicates that there is a high concentration of glucose in the blood. The enzyme then ac ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
"Pop" claim: This speculation by some physiologists is dogma in some circles (especially the anti-refined sugar folks) but has little experimental support. Bread ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe but it depends: While your suggestion is not currently part of ada guidelines & recommendations, if it will help you see result of your food choices & help you make b ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
If you are in keto: Acidosis , go to the emergency department as soon as possible . You can not manage it at this point . You might endanger you self . You need to have ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Adipose Tissue: It is thought to be caused by hormones produced by fat tissue, particularly the adipose tissue surrounding your organs within the abdominal cavity.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
No difference: Insulin resistance (intolerance) means your tissues do not respond to Insulin very easily and it takes larger amounts of Insulin to overcome this affe ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes it can: If you get healthier through diet, exercise and weight loss.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Exercise will help your body to process energy and increase your cell's sensitivity to insulin.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Mental health does have a function in diabetic control.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Opposite action: Insulin will deliver glucose to the cells of your body and has the potential to cause hypoglycemia. In the presence if hypoglycemia or with fasting, g ... Read More

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