Could I possibly be insulin resistant?
Insulin resistance is linked to a number of diseases. Complete this quiz to find out if you're affected.
What is your Body Mass Index - your weight / (your height)2?
Between 25 - 28
Do you carry most of your extra weight around your abdominal area?
Yes, most of my excess weight sits around my stomach area
Do you tend to put on weight easily?
Yes, if I eat more than usual
Yes, even without excessive overeating
Do you battle to lose weight when following a diet?
No, never follow a diet or not overweight
Depends on the diet
Never normally have success losing weight
Is there a family history of or do you suffer from any of the following: diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or gout?
Yes, at least one of these apply to me or my family
Yes, more than one of these apply to me or my family
If female, do you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
No, not that I'm aware, or not female
Do you suffer with fluid retention in general?
At certain times of the month, e.g. premenstrual
If female, do you suffer from pre-menstrual stress (PMS), including food cravings and mood swings?
No, or I am a male
Do you suffer from depression?
Unsure or have in the past suffered from depression
Do you experience frequent food cravings, especially for sugary or starchy foods?
All the time
Do your food cravings, especially for sweet or starchy foods, occur later in the day, especially late afternoon and evening?
No, or no cravings
Most of the time
Do you suffer from mood swings?
All the time
Are you usually tired or do you suffer from fatigue in the afternoon or early evening?
Have you experienced any of the following: unexplained weight loss, excessive thirst, frequent urination?
Yes, at least one of the above
At least two of the above
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