What are the possible complications of insulin resistance?

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Samuel T Olatunbosun, MD, FACP, FACE; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Potential complications of insulin resistance include the following:

  • Acute metabolic complications, including severe hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia

  • Angina

  • Myocardial infarction

  • Stroke

  • Transient ischemic attack

  • Peripheral vascular disease

  • Renal disease [43]

  • Ocular complications


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