What causes insulin resistance in diabetes?

Find what causes insulin resistance in diabetes by Dr Poonam Sachdeva.

Dr Poonam Sachdev
DiabetesWritten by: Dr Poonam SachdevPublished at: Nov 01, 2011Updated at: Jan 15, 2013
What causes insulin resistance in diabetes?

According to experts there are specific genes that increase your risk of developing insulin resistance and diabetes. However besides your genes--- excess weight, excess intake of fatty food and sedentary life style also contribute to insulin resistance.

 

Dr Poonam Sachdeva, our in-house medical expert talks about the why what and how in diabetes.

 

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