Insulin resistance

Insulin Resistance


Acanthosis Nigricans in the neck, sign of insulin resistance

Insulin is the key hormone for fat gain and loss.

Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, excess body fat, especially “belly fat”, or abnormal cholesterol levels; which, when they occur together, increase your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

If you have metabolic syndrome or any of the components of metabolic syndrome, aggressive lifestyle changes can delay or even prevent the development of many serious health problems. Learn more…


The more yes answers you gave, the more prone you are to have insulin resistance and the greater your risk is of developing health problems, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  We may be able to help.  Most health insurances are accepted for the doctor visits*.

How can W8MD help?

Our program not only takes in to consideration the underlying causes of weight gain such as insulin resistance, but also works with you to reverse these causes to reduce the future risk of diabetes. Call the closest W8MD weight loss center today! Find the location closest to you on our main website

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