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What Are Possible Ways To Treat Insulin Resistance?

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Increase in blood sugar levels because of the resistance to insulin.

About 15-30 % of the people with prediabetes are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within 5 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [1]

● Requires a medical diagnosis.
● Diagnosed with lab tests and image tests.
● Can be chronic.
● Can happen to men, women, and children.

Insulin resistance increases the risk of developing pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. With insulin resistance, the cells in a person’s body do not usually respond to insulin. Genetic, aging, and body fats are some of the driving forces for this type of disorder.

Ages Affected: Those belonging to the age group of 3-13 years rarely develop this disorder, those who belong to the age group of 14-18 often develop this disorder, and those who are above 18 years of age are more prone to this disorder.

Symptoms

● Developing a large waist
● Increased thirst or hunger
● Tiredness and blurry vision
● Absence of menstruation
● Excessive hairiness, lipodystrophy or skin tag.

Treatment

Self-Care: To reverse insulin resistance, physical exercise, low carbohydrate diet, weight loss program and a Mediterranean diet should be followed.
Medications: Your doctor may prescribe you medicines to reduce the sugar level in blood, in case, insulin resistance is caused because of diabetes.
Specialists: You can consult a doctor or a nutritionist regarding this health issue. At mfine, you can avail a full treatment program.

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