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Can Insulin Resistance Be Reversed
Insulin resistance is a state in which a given concentration of insulin produces a less-than-expected lowering of blood sugar. This results from obesity and often causes higher blood sugar levels. The early stage of Insulin resistance, known as impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or prediabetes, is potentially reversible with significant weight loss (at least 7 percent). However, without weight loss, Type 2 Diabetes generally results, often causing severe damage to arteries and ...Read more
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
Yes : Insulin Resistance increses your risk of developing Diabetes and some may call it a Prediabetic stage So if you treat Insulin resitance with proper nutrition.Exercise,weight loss if obese or over weight,and Metformin if prescribed by your doctor,not smoking and keeping BP under control. You can defer onset of full blown Diabetes ...Read more
If you have: Insulin resistance, it's not healthy no matter what -- until you lose weight and reduce your Insulin resistance through any kind of dietary restriction and increase in physical activity. Then, you'll have lowered your risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol problems, heart attack, stroke, etc -- and then you'll be a lot healthier. ...Read more
Depends, Yes..Unless: Type dm develops over several decades, so concern is highly appropriate; keep hba1c ~5.0%, the NMR particle test can predict dm ~20 yrs in advance & keeping these fat carrying proteins in excellent ranges is critically important. Biggest driver of dm is eating sugar(s), i.e. Carbs, so go very low carb. Study: taubes, attia, dietdoctor, lchf, paleo, science for smart people. ...Read more
Since Thursday i.have lost.6 lbs i have insulin resistance along with colitis should i be concerned?
1 lb/day easy. Food: is key. Anytime food intake ?ed enough below body removal of atoms, wt ?es. Foods most readily stored as body fat are carbs (means all sugars, simple & complex), protein more moderate, high fat foods the least stored. Carbs drive insulin output leading to insulin resistance, thus eliminate. Go HFLC with above Gnd veggies (no corn). Study my answers, DietDoctor.com, NUSI.org, FatChance.html, etc. ...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
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