What is Insulin Resistane and why should i care?

Insulin resistance is a metabolic syndrome that can lead to DIabetes, and is often seen in women with PCOD.

Updated Date : 2022-07-22T09:06:38.141Z

How do I know if I have Insulin Resistance?

People with insuline resistance show a combination of changes including increased waist size, abnormal cholesterol levels, raised blood sugar and blood pressure

Waist Size

A waist size between 32 inches and 40 inches, that does not correlate with your age or gender is considered to be one of the predictive factors in Insulin Resistance.

Raised fasting blood sugar

If your fasting blood sugar is above 100 mg/dl you may be at risk for insulin resistance.

Cholesterol Levels

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