What is Insulin Resistance?
Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the beta cells cells that are scattered throughout the pancreas).
The insulin produced is released into the blood stream and travels throughout the body. Insulin is an important hormone that has many actions within the body.
Most of the actions of insulin are directed at metabolism (control) of carbohydrates (sugars and starches), lipids (fats) and proteins.
Insulin also is important in regulating the cells of the body including their growth.
Insulin resistance (IR) is a condition in which the cells of the body become resistant to the effects of insulin, that is, the normal response to a given amount of insulin is reduced. As a result, higher levels of insulin are needed in order for insulin to have its effect.
What causes insulin resistance?
There are several causes of insulin resistance including genetic factors and certain medication can lead to insulin resistance.
In addition, insulin resistance is seen often in the following conditions:
- metabolic syndrome
- infection or severe illness
- steroid use
What medical conditions are associated with insulin resistance?
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Fatty liver
- Skin Lesions
- Reproductive abnormalities in women
- Polycystic ovary disease
- Hyper androgens
- Growth abnormalities
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