What is the best diet and workouts for an insulin resistance syndrome patient?

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 aerobic exercise will do) help in reversing Insulin resistance.

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What is the best diet for insulin resistance syndrome?

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 should restrict calories such that they are able to get down to an ideal weight. For most people that means modifying the starches in the diet (bread, rice, potatoes and pasta) since for most of us that is where the most calories in our diet reside. Read more...

How can you eliminate insulin resistance syndrome?

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, surgery, certain meds etc. Will affect this). You probably cannot eliminate Insulin resistance but you can lower it by keeping our weight at or near an ideal level. Start with modifying the starches in your diet. Read more...

What are the tests for insulin resistance syndrome?

Glucose tolerance . Test. Timed measurement of blood glucose, following a three day preparation, overnight fast and administration of a fixed amount of glucose allows determination of response to Insulin in a non-diabetic patient. It can also be used to diagnose diabetes. Read more...
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...

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...
Insulin resistance. When we consume too many high glycemic foods too much Insulin is released into the blood stream. This eventually leads to Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and weight gain. The type 2 diabetes epidemic is a direct result of this. Most people do not understand that diet foods and drinks and sugar free products are loaded with artificial sweeteners which are much more of a problem! Read more...

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...

What is the definition or description of: Insulin resistance syndrome?

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 describes a constellation of signs, viz overweight (or abdominal circumference >94cm) raised BP >135/80, Raised fasting Glucose >5.6mmol/l, raised triglycerides and lowered HDL. It is assumed to increase the risk for diabetes and CVD. Read more...

What are the treatments for Insulin resistance syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome . Metabolic syndrome defined as increase abdominal girth, high blood pressure, impaired fasting glucose, elevated triglycerides and low HDL. To treat, first make lifestyle modifications (improve diet with decrease carbs, exercise, lose weight). If no improvement in 3-6mths, medications should be considered to treat high blood pressure (diuretics), metformin, &cholesterol lowering meds (e.g. Statins) Read more...

How is insulin resistance syndrome cared for when under hospital care?

Depends. The most common drug that we use for Insulin resistance is metformin. For various reasons that is often held during hospitalizations. If one is on acots prior to going into the hospital that might be continued depending on the clinical scenario. Other aspects of the Insulin resistance syndrome like elevated blood pressure or lipid problems will be addressed as separate problems. Read more...