Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor recently discovered, quite by chance, that she is insulin resistant.
While this is a minor cause of health scare for the sweet-faced starlet, the condition can aggravate to develop into full-fledged diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome. Luckily, it is has no uncomfortable symptoms. She just has to take regular medication for some time.
Dr Rajiv Kovil, a diabetes specialist, told a news daily, “Most obese people are insulin resistant. Insulin manufactured in your body does not act upon you. Insulin resistance is a basic underlying defect which can progress into diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome.”
However, Sonam did her good deed when she shot for an ad for diabetes awareness, which says: Diabetes is a silent killer, watch out!