Insulin resistance

Insulin resistance occurs when the body is unable to properly absorb and utilise the insulin it produces, resulting in elevated blood glucose levels. Symptoms can take time to appear since increasing insulin resistance eventually leads to pre-diabetes and finally type 2 diabetes, where the symptoms of diabetes like frequent urination, extreme thirst and fatigue become present. Learn more about causes, symptoms, treatment and diet recommendations for managing insulin resistance here.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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