Recently a patient who is on Insulin injections for long time got his Serum Insulin tested on my instruction. He as well as me were surprised (rather shocked) to see that the result was more than 200 when the reference range is only (2.6 - 24.9).
I was diabetic from 2006 to 2009 & no more diabetic afterwards. During Jan 2010 I made a poster presentation (Day 1: picasaweb.google.com/115840... , Day 2: picasaweb.google.com/115840... , Day 3: picasaweb.google.com/115840... ) on my diabetes experience at the backyards of Indian Science Congress at the University Campus & one of the visitors who had Doctorate in bio-chemistry remarked that only with a Serum Insulin test one can confirm that the Pancreas is back to normal working condition & that HbA1c/OGTT tests do not suffice. Hence I got my Serum Insulin tested on 25.03.2011 along with my quarterly Cardiology check-up. The result was "Ser. Ins: 10.03 micro U/ml" with "Ref. range(2.6 - 24.9)".
I have heard many experts talking about Insulin resistance; have read in web articles as well. I had & have never used Diabetes tablets or Insulin injections. Hence arose the above question in my mind "IS IT THE INJECTED INSULIN OR THE SWALLOWED TABLETS OR THE ILLNESS (or syndrome according to the modern medicine) DIABETES ITSELF THAT CAUSES THE INSULIN RESISTANCE IN DIABETES PATIENTS?".
More over if the high value of Serum Insulin in my friend/patient is not due to Insulin resistance, what else could be the cause?
I very earnestly solicit the opinion of every one, especially the numerous experts on this forum.