Other conditions may cause, or be exacerbated (made worse) by, or result from having insulin resistance.  It is important for your doctor to take a complete medical history for you, and for family members as some many types of metabolic disorders can be hereditary in nature.

Be sure to tell your doctor if any family members have autoimmune disorders, metabolic disorders, or other serious health problems like cancer, heart disease, or high blood pressure or cholesterol.

In addition to the potential for diabetes, other medical problems commonly present with either insulin resistance ( Metabolic Syndrome X), pre-diabetes, or type 2 diabetes include:

List of Health Problems: Why You do Not Want to Develop Type 2 Diabetes

If you get type 2 diabetes, the following are complications that can result if you do not manage your blood sugars.

Consider these a list of reasons why you want to treate your pre-diabetes seriously and avoid getting type 2 diabetes:

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