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Insulin Resistance (cont.)

Insulin Resistance Prognosis

It is only in recent years that insulin resistance has been gaining importance both its own right and as a contributor to the metabolic syndrome. It now appears that intervention can delay the onset of overt diabetes. With lifestyle modification and medication if needed, those with insulin resistance can have some control over their disease progression.

Medically reviewed by John A. Seibel, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Endocrinology & Metabolism

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FDA Prescribing Information for Avandia.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2014

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