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What is the treatment for insulin resistance syndrome?

What is the treatment for insulin resistance syndrome?

Low glycemic foods: Focus on low glycemic foods preferably all natural and try to avoid artificial sweeteners, diet products and sugar free products. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Moran
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Insulin Resistance Syndrome (Definition)

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


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What are your treatment options with possible insulin resistance?

What are your treatment options with possible insulin resistance?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/metabolic-syndrome/basics/treatment/con-20027243

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Home remedies for insulin resistance?

Home remedies for insulin resistance?

Low carb diet: Eat a diet that is lower in carbohydrates and avoid simple sugars. To improve insulin sensitivity, get regular cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more

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My insulin resistance is increased n weight is also increasing.I m trying to conceive also but not yet.Plz guide me a good n balanced diet n medicatio?

My insulin resistance is increased n weight is also increasing.I m trying to conceive also but not yet.Plz guide me a good n balanced diet n medicatio?

Treatment: So you should have your numbers measured with a 2 hours test. Likely you would need some medicines to lower your Insulin and sugars. Also if your periods are not totally regular this may be a sign of an underlying hormone disorder. Likely diet alone is not enough. ...Read more

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How do people treat insulin resistance?

How do people treat insulin resistance?

Diet and exercise: Best way to treat Insulin resistance is to lose weight and to increase exercise frequency and duration. Some diabetes medications can also help with Insulin resistance but the most bang for your buck is to lose approx 5-7% of the weight (if overweight/obese) and to increase activity level to at least 30 min of moderate act 5 days/week (per diabetes prevention program data). ...Read more

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What are the tests for insulin resistance syndrome?

What are the tests for insulin resistance syndrome?

Sevaral Choices: Insulin resistance (ir) is a progressive deterioration of glucose and lipoprotein metabolism. Abnormal lipoprotein, Insulin and glucose levels are seen over time. A combination of increased large vldl and small LDL particle numbers, and decreased large HDL particle number occurs very early in ir and can predate high glucose by a decade. Rising Insulin levels overlap lipoprotein particle changes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of insulin resistance syndrome?

What are the symptoms of insulin resistance syndrome?

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 darkening of the skin on the nape of the neck, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Insulin resistance syndrome?

What are the symptoms of Insulin resistance syndrome?

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 problem, please set up an appointment to see your primary doctor as soon as possible. Things should go OK - Please let me know. ...Read more

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Will chromium help in insulin resistance?

May be, but hardly: Any one is deficient in chromium. While chromium does influence Insulin resistance, any body eating anywhere near a normal diet is not likely to be deficient. See this site for more information. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/chromium-healthprofessional/. ...Read more

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Tolerance (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more