I Have Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Insulin Resistance. You're not alone. 25 People

    Newly Diagnosed

    I am 31 years old and live on Lake Erie. I'm 5'8 and weigh 374 pounds. In my young adulthood I kept a steady weight of 180. Then hypothyroidism happened. I gained 100 pounds one year and did not have the medical insurance to find out why. By the time I was able to have the...
    sunny43452 sunny43452
    31-35, F
    Sep 24, 2012

    Insulin Resistance/metabolic Syndrome

    I do not have Diabetes, but I have Insulin Resistance/Metabolic Syndrome. It has made it nearly impossible to lose weight, despite dieting and exercising. It is really frustrating.
    BellyGoAway BellyGoAway
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2010

    Living With Insulin Resistance

    Well here goes nothing... when I was seventeen I was diagnosed with insulin resistance and a genetic chromosome mutation which basically messed my whole reproductive system up... For years I have been overweight to the point that I am the biggest person in my family and I am...
    contrygrl261986 contrygrl261986
    22-25, F
    Jul 14, 2012

    Insulin Resistant & Unable To Lose Weight

    I've been insulin resistant for several years now. Tried Weight Watchers, a low-carb diet put out by a gym I belonged to and just trying on my own to lose weight. Along the way I first had a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (which I.R. leads to) and most recently I was diagnosed...
    Libbyme Libbyme
    66-70, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2012

    I Have Insulin Resistance

    I've been trying to lose weight since the birth of my daughters which was awhile ago. I have tried every diet to no avail. Over the years I continued to gain weight until now I am very unhappy about how I look. I had my thyroid tested and my cortisol levels but everything was...
    Hmw4477 Hmw4477
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2013


    Hi everyone! I was seeing a gyno for my horrible periods and pmdd and some blood works showed that i'm insulin resistant!? I am hypoglycemic not diabetic. I have been dealing with sugar lows for over 2 years now. Prob more but that's when we finally figured it out. I know will be...
    Rachg810 Rachg810
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

    Diagnosed But Now What?

    I have had very bad luck with doctors. Three doctors and a year later after being told I had PCOS and was insulin resistant I started taking metformin. [ 4 -500mg pills a day]. I am sorta horrible with pills tho so I have been on and off them but I am trying to stay on them...
    learningtosmile learningtosmile
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2011
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