Which conditions are associated with increased insulin resistance?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: Saranya Buppajarntham, MD; Chief Editor: Eric B Staros, MD  more...
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Conditions associated with increased insulin resistance [4, 5] (beta cell compensates via hypersecretion of insulin) include the following:

  • Obesity

  • Steroid administration

  • Acromegaly

  • Cushing syndrome

  • Insulin receptor mutation [4]

  • Type 2 diabetes (early stage)


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