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

    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


    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
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