HOMA IR – Insulin Resistance Calculator
HOMA-IR stands for Homeostatic Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance. The meaningful part of the acronym is “insulin resistance”. It marks for both the presence and extent of any insulin resistance that you might currently express. It is a terrific way to reveal the dynamic between your baseline (fasting) blood sugar and the responsive hormone insulin. See The Blood Code book for further insight about your result.
Healthy Range: 1.0 (0.5–1.4)
Less than 1.0 means you are insulin-sensitive which is optimal.
Above 1.9 indicates early insulin resistance.
Above 2.9 indicates significant insulin resistance.
HOMA-IR Blood Code Calculation
The HOMA-IR calculation requires U.S. standard units. To convert from international S.I. units use the fields below (your conversions will automatically be entered above):
Insulin: pmol/L to uIU/mL, divide by (÷) 6
Glucose: mmol/L to mg/dL, multiply by (x) 18
*[Insulin Units: mU/L is an alternate and equivalent way to state uU/mL or uIU/mL for Insulin]*
TG:HDL – Heart Disease Risk Calculator
The HDL, on it’s own, represents how well your liver is producing the useful and healthful HDL-cholesterol. But if you have high TG, your HDL usually drops. Conversely, as you move toward a healthier metabolism, your TG will reduce and your HDL will go up. The ratio between the two is important.
The Blood Code Reference Ranges
Optimal range: 0.5–1.9
Some insulin resistance: 2.0–3.0
Significant insulin resistance and heart disease risk is found at ratios >3.0
TG:HDL Blood Code Calculation
The TG:HDL calculation requires U.S. standard units. To convert from international S.I. units use the fields below (your conversions will automatically be entered above):
This ratio, like HOMA-IR, requires U.S. standard measurements; therefore you must convert into U.S. standard units.
HDL: mmol/L to mg/dL: multiply by (x) 39
TG: mmol/L to mg/dL: multiply by (x) 89
Compare your Blood Code with your skin fold caliper measurements…