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Disease Insulin Resistance

Name Insulin Resistance
Synonyms Insulin Sensitivity | Resistance, Insulin | Sensitivity, Insulin
Definition Diminished effectiveness of INSULIN in lowering blood sugar levels: requiring the use of 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent HYPERGLYCEMIA or KETOSIS.
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D007333

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Glucose Metabolism Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hyperinsulinism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Insulin Resistance Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Insulin Resistance Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin-Resistant, with Acanthosis Nigricans Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  FASTING INSULIN LEVEL QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCUS 1 Has associated genes
  HAIR-AN syndrome
View node Metabolic Syndrome X Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pseudoacromegaly with Severe Insulin Resistance