Insulin resistance


  • Sinha Ritesh kumar Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences,Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
  • Chandra Satish RIMS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India



Diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, obesity, insulin receptors


Type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, genetic factors are linked to insulin resistance. The three factors are linked to each other or are independent in causing insulin resistance. Insulin resistance has a harmful effect on the body. It can lead to metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease patient to increase in number.Combination of drug and lifestyle modification are necessary to overcome it. Hence, the basis of treatment in insulin resistance is to introduce healthy lifestyle and exercise, as exercise increases the sensitivity of insulin receptor.


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Author Biographies

Sinha Ritesh kumar, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences,Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Junior Resident, Department of Pharmacology

Chandra Satish, RIMS, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Professor, Department of Pharmacology 




How to Cite

Sinha Ritesh kumar, & Chandra Satish. (2014). Insulin resistance. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences, 1(4(S), 71–78.