A healthy result should fall into the range 0 - 45 Units.
The LP-IR score assesses an individual’s insulin resistance level and diabetes risk.
The Lipoprotein insulin resistance (LP-IR) score, an assessment of insulin resistance that combines the results of 6 lipoprotein particle numbers and sizes based on their differential strengths of association with insulin resistance. The results are reported on a scale ranging from 0 (most insulin sensitive) to 100 (most insulin resistant).
LP-IR Score is inaccurate if you were non-fasting.
- Opportunities for Using Lipoprotein Subclass Profile by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Assessing Insulin Resistance and Diabetes Prediction [L]
- Lipoprotein Insulin Resistance (LP–IR) Score vs Standard Measures of Insulin Resistance In Youth [L]
- Lipoprotein Insulin Resistance Index: A Lipoprotein Particle–Derived Measure of Insulin Resistance [L]
- Lipoprotein insulin resistance index, a high-throughput measure of insulin resistance, is associated with incident type II diabetes mellitus in the Prevention of Renal and Vascular End-Stage Disease study [L]
- CARDIAC LIFESTYLE INTERVENTIONS DIFFERING IN DIETARY STRINGENCY IMPROVE INSULIN RESISTANCE THROUGH CHANGES IN LIPOPROTEIN PROFILES [L]
- Lipoprotein Insulin Resistance Score and Risk of Incident Diabetes During Extended Follow-Up of 20 Years: The Women’s Health Study [L]
- Predicting T2D Risk Much Earlier with the LPIR Score [L]
- Elevated LP-IR levels are associated with an increased type II diabetes mellitus risk.
- The higher your number, the greater probability of insulin resistance. For optimal health you want that number lower.
- Results of various studies indicate that while LP–IR scores cannot be used as a diagnostic criteria for “pre-diabetes” or T2D, an elevated LP–IR score seems to indicate a predisposition to develop diabetes.
- Lifestyle modifications such as following a whole foods, plant based vegan diet can help to improve insulin resistance defined by LP-IR. For intervention with medication, please talk to your doctor.
$15 per monthSelect this plan
$59 per yearSelect this plan
$250 single paymentSelect this plan
Health is not exactly rocket science. You just have to know what your body needs and doesn't need. Your medical tests contain that information. Upload them to our service and we’ll help you understand, organize, and act on them.Get Started
"I was really concerned about my lab results and my GP was not able to see me for another week. Through HealthMatters I was able to interpret my results instantly."
"I've been keeping all my lab results in a spreadsheet, covering approximately 20 years. The HealthMatters team helped me upload that info into the cloud. I can show this data to my family and doctors now easily."
"I had no idea what my lab results meant. Here I found all the biomarkers that I was looking for online. Finally, I have not only organized them all neatly in one place, but I am also grateful to be able to understand what they mean."