Insulin Resistance??

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   Posted 9/1/2010 10:24 AM (GMT -7)   
Anyone been diagnosed with insulin resistance? I'm thinking that due to increased carbohydrate intake in my diet I am now having issues with weight gain and increased fasting insuling levels. Any information that you can offer would be helfpul

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   Posted 9/1/2010 3:43 PM (GMT -7)   
Prednisone and Entocort can cause issues with insulin. Which meds are you taking?

Mormor Vicky
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   Posted 9/1/2010 5:42 PM (GMT -7)   
Some people are sensitive to steroids.  I have steroid induced diabetes.  As long as I stay away from steroids I have pretty good control over my diabetes.  In fact, a couple of weeks ago I was completely taken off my diabetes medicine for the first time in over 3 years.  I started off (while on prednisone) of having to take insulin shots.  Now I'm off everything.

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   Posted 9/1/2010 9:14 PM (GMT -7)   
Since I started SCD my fasting glucose is consistently in the 80's-90's, which is unheard of nowadays with the standard american diet. I would recommend going on SCD because it might help with your IBD too.
Crohn's diagnosed 6/08
Organic SCD since 4/09
Remicade from 6/09 to 4/10
Low-dose naltrexone since 7/5/10
Boswellia + Natren's Healthy Trinity probiotic + Cinnamon + Wild Oregano Oil + vitamin D
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