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15 Insulin Resistance Signs and Symptoms You NEED To Know

insulin resistance insulin resistance signs and symptoms Apr 02, 2023

Did you know that 88% of adults in America have some degree of insulin resistance?

That’s nearly 9/10! While rates of obesity are rising, you don’t have to be considered overweight or obese to have insulin resistance.

Being thin does not mean you are automatically metabolically healthy.

Here’s a rundown of the 5 most common symptoms of insulin resistance.

🩸Fasting insulin level greater than 6 microunits per milliliter (µU/mL).

👉Waist circumference of greater than 40 inches for men or 35 inches for women.

🫀Blood pressure greater than 130/85 mmHg, or taking medication to lower blood pressure.

😬Fasting blood glucose greater than 100 milligrams per deciliter, (mg/dl), or taking medication to lower blood glucose.

👀Triglycerides greater than 150 milligrams per deciliter, (mg/dl), or taking medication to lower triglycerides.

Be sure to watch the full video to learn 10 more signs and symptoms of insulin resistance.

Your doctor may not be screening you for these, so it’s important you screen yourself.

The sooner you know this information, the sooner you can get started lowering your insulin to reduce your risk for diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and dementia.


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