Insulin resistance

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Insulin resistance is a condition were cells can't respond normally to insulin, so the blood sugar levels rise[1].  

Insulin resistance is also the main pathology of Type 2 Diabetes[2].

Refrences 

  1. 1. Wikipediaorg. [Online]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insulin_resistance [Accessed 5 December 2016].
  2. Chiu, H., Tsai, E., Juneja, R., Stoever, J., Brooks-Worrell, B., Goel, A., and Palmer, J. (2007). Equivalent insulin resistance in latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) and type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetes Research And Clinical Practice, 77(2), 237-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2006.12.013
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