In addition to the symptoms listed above, insulin resistance can lead to deadly conditions including heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and cancer.
Research has also indicated that it may play a role in conditions like sleep apnea, polycystic ovarian syndrome, high cholesterol, and chronic inflammation. Plus, more recent evidence suggests it may predispose people to Alzheimer's, as well.
Although belly fat, brain fog, burnout, and blood sugar fluctuations may seem like more of a nuisance than a danger, these external markers are potential beacons of more serious internal imbalances.
Therefore, for many people with complex health pictures, getting blood sugar balanced is a critical first step, and in particular, reversing insulin resistance (and what I've termed "pre-insulin-resistance") is key to solving the riddle of other chronic imbalances and "mysterious" symptoms …
… Yes, even if your patients have never tested pre-diabetic or insulin resistant!