Home > Medical > Diabetes > Tools Could I be insulin resistant? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General Insulin resistance is linked to a number of diseases. Complete this quiz to find out if you're affected. What is your Body Mass Index - your weight / (your height)2? Below 25Between 25 - 28Above 28 Do you carry most of your extra weight around your abdominal area? NoA littleYes, most of my excess weight sits around my stomach area Do you tend to put on weight easily? NoYes, if I eat more than usualYes, even without excessive overeating Do you battle to lose weight when following a diet? No, never follow a diet or not overweightDepends on the dietNever normally have success losing weight Is there a family history of or do you suffer from any of the following: diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or gout? NoYes, at least one of these apply to me or my familyYes, more than one of these apply to me or my family If female, do you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)? No, not that I'm aware, or not femaleYes Do you suffer with fluid retention in general? NoAt certain times of the month, e.g. premenstrualOften If female, do you suffer from pre-menstrual stress (PMS), including food cravings and mood swings? No, or I am a maleSome monthsEvery month Do you suffer from depression? NoUnsure or have in the past suffered from depressionYes Do you experience frequent food cravings, especially for sugary or starchy foods? NoSometimesAll the time Do your food cravings, especially for sweet or starchy foods, occur later in the day, especially late afternoon and evening? No, or no cravingsSometimesMost of the time Do you suffer from mood swings? NoSometimesAll the time Are you usually tired or do you suffer from fatigue in the afternoon or early evening? NoSometimesMost days Have you experienced any of the following: unexplained weight loss, excessive thirst, frequent urination? NoYes, at least one of the aboveAt least two of the above Diet Tools Fitness Tools General Tools Medical Tools Mind Tools Am I eating correctly to lose weight? Am I eating correctly to stabilise my blood sugar levels? Am I eating right for my diabetes? Am I eating right to improve insulin resistance? Am I eating to control PMS? Am I eating to optimise my health? Am I eating to optimise my pregnancy? Am I eating to prevent heartburn? Am I eating too little protein? Am I eating too much fat? Am I eating too much protein? Am I eating too much sugar? Am I feeding my baby correctly? Am I healthy for breastfeeding? Are you at risk for developing osteoporosis? Are you ready for weight loss? Calcium calculator Do I need a vitamin C supplement? Glycaemic index tool Is my child eating properly? Is my vegetarian diet balanced? Is your diet causing headaches? Is your diet doomed to failure? Is your diet heart-healthy? Vit & Min doses per day Find your workout personality Flexibility test Push-up test Sit-up test Step test for endurance Target heart rate calculator Are you happily single? Are you practical? Are you ready to have a baby? Are you ready to quit smoking? Are you still wasting time on sibling rivalry? Can you save a life? Is my girlfriend pregnant? Is this relationship going to work? More than friends? Ready for sex? Rogue's gallery Test your sex toy IQ What kind of friend are you? Would you survive disaster? Your sun sense Addicted to pills? Am I at risk for hypertension? Am I at risk of COPD? Am I at risk of IBS? Am I optimising my child's health? Are you at risk for ED? Are you at risk for prostate cancer? Are you at risk of a heart attack? Are you at risk of a vaginal infection? Are you drinking too much? Are you using the wrong painkillers? Assess your risk for foot problems Assess your risk for HIV/Aids Blood alcohol test Check your COPD facts Could I have high cholesterol? Do you suffer from ED? Hair Loss Myths Quiz How healthy is your prostate? How much do you know about menopause? Is my heartburn serious? Is your asthma under control? Quiz: is breast augmentation surgery right for you? Why am I so tired? Why am I so tired? Are you a hypochondriac? Are you a sex addict? Are you ambitious? Are you depressed? Are you honest? Are you ready for sex? Assess your stress Blood alcohol test Could you be bipolar? Daily activities and social independence test Do I have OCD? Do you have a problem with alcohol? IQ test From our sponsor 10 tips for travelling with type 2 diabetes Should I be using insulin?