Insulin resistance is called the difficulty in demonstrating the effect of insulin, which is secreted to control the sugar present in the human body and must be present.
Insulin is a pancreatic hormone that inserts blood sugar, which is considered an essential source of energy in the human body, called glucose, into the cell.
When this regulation is performed in the body, it binds to a structure called the 'insulin receptor' in medical terminology, and there is an activity in the body.
In medical terminology, this connection referred to as the 'insulin receptor,' does not allow insulin to bind for many reasons, in which case it causes insulin to not function in the blood. However, there is insulin in the body. This condition is called insulin resistance.
Symptoms Of Insulin Resistance
- Frequent desire to eat sweets
- Complaints of constant hunger and stomach scraping
- Shaking and sweating of the hands due to a person's rapid drop in sugar after eating
- Expansion of waist circumference
- Weight gain
- Complaints of inability to lose weight
- Menstrual irregularities in women
- The feeling of fatigue and weakness
- Fat in the liver
The causes mentioned above are usually symptoms that we see in people with insulin resistance. People with these causes and symptoms should have an insulin resistance test and consult a specialist.
Insulin Resistance Therapy
In people with insulin resistance;
'I often get hungry.'
You often hear' I can never lose weight " complaints.
In the treatment of insulin resistance, people should first pay attention to a healthy diet and a healthy life. A person with insulin resistance needs to eat healthy meals, maintain sleep patterns, and exercise. In the treatment of insulin resistance, it should be planned according to the age, gender, physical condition, and lifestyle of the person with insulin resistance. For insulin resistance therapy to be sustainable, personalized treatment should be applied.
Which is required to be made in the treatment of insulin resistance test should be performed. In this test, when the person's values are high, the person's insulin resistance can be reduced to normal levels during 2 or 3 months or a maximum of 6 months of treatment.
When insulin resistance returns to normal levels, people's weight begins to be controlled. Besides, predisposition to cancer types, heart disease, and diabetes are also prevented.
Drugs are frequently used in the treatment of insulin resistance, and their importance is great. Medicines that prevent insulin resistance are drugs that the doctor uses to treat sugar. After insulin resistance is detected, especially in patients with genetic risk of diabetes, diabetes is prevented with the right treatment.