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My body has become resistance to most insulin
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231441 tn?1333892766
can you please explain more about how you know your body is resistant to most insulin?

If you are type 2, insulin resistance is considered key part of the problem (though insulin resistance can also happening in Type 1).

To address insulin resistance you can:-

1. Lose excess weight if you are overweight
2. Adopt a low carb or even a ketogenic diet (be sure to get enough protein and don't overdo the fats)
3. Regular vigorous physical exercise
4. Insulin sensitizing drug such as metformin.
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973741 tn?1342342773
What is your doctor's plan for you? Hope you are doing alright. I am reading more and more that losing weight seems to be the key to good health in so many areas of health concerns.  Sigh.  Lifestyle can make a true difference.  
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15695260 tn?1549593113
Hello and welcome to the forum.  Thanks for the question.  A bit more information would be helpful to try to be helpful to you.  Are you working with a doctor and has insulin resistance been confirmed through testing? Have you been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes? There are things you can start with your doctors approval to help that mainly include lifestyle changes of diet and exercise, losing weight and in particular belly fat, etc.  https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/insulin-resistance-syndrome#1  

Are you over weight at all?  

Here are some things to keep in mind:
Exercise. Go for at least 30 minutes a day of moderate activity (like brisk walking) 5 or more days a week. If you're not active now, work up to that.
Get to a healthy weight . If you're not sure what you should weigh or how to reach a weight loss goal, ask your doctor. You may also want to talk with a nutritionist and a certified personal trainer.
Eat a healthy diet. Think fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, fish, legumes, and other lean protein.
Take medications. Your doctor may prescribe a medication called metformin (Fortamet, Glucophage, Glumetza, Riomet) to help keep your blood sugar in check.

Give us more information on where you are at in this process and we'll go from there.
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