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Can Insulin Resistance Be Reversed
To some extent: Genetic programming + environmental factors, like obesity, cause Insulin resistance (ir). Even in thin girls & women with pcos, they have ir. Certain ethnic groups also have ir like african and native american. Obesity exacerbates ir making more likely to get diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, etc. Metformin and lifestyle change can reduce ir, postponing/preventing complications of ir. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more
Can prediabetes be reversed even if i have pcos? If i loose a substantial amount of weight will i still have insulin resistance?
Im borderline pcos causes by insulin resistance. I've been eating very unhealthy and developing problems. Will eating healthy reverse all this?
Eat healthy: Eating healthy will help with the insulin resistance. Eating a diet high in fiber and low in processed foods also helps insulin resistance. This includes fresh vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds. While it may not reverse the insulin resistance, it may minimize its effects. ...Read more
High insulin: Insulin resistance is a state in which a given concentration of Insulin produces a less-than-expected lowering of blood sugar or that a supra physiological level of Insulin is needed to maintain bs. In many scenarios, ir poses a significant risk factor for developing fatty liver and diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constellation of sym: Insulin resistance has been associated with intestinal bloating, sleepiness after meals, abdominal obesity, high blood pressures, depression. A consultation with a dietician , increased activities and regular follow up with your dr is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obesity: There are 2 mechanisms of diabetes: insufficient Insulin or Insulin that isn't working. When the latter occurs, Insulin resistance is the usual cause. Obesity is the most important factor behind Insulin resistance. Most patients with type 2 dm actually produce more than average Insulin but the Insulin isn't able to act properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insulin resistance syndrome is also known as Rheumatic fever. Insulin resistance syndrome, also called metabolic syndrome, is a set of conditions including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, and obesity around the waist that leads to an increased risk in diseases like heart ...Read more
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