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I am suffering from type ii diabetes mellitus. On insulin which precautions should I take for insulin resistance or say insulin antibodies.

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In t2 dm there is insulin resistance but there are no antibodies against it. Insulin resistance can be reduced by maintaining near normal body weight and a bmi of 23kg/m2. Exercising for more than 1 h a day is a good method of improving insulin resistance. Drugs like metformin and pioglitazone also help in reducing the resistance.
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