Unit Type
Fasting Insulin
mIU / L or pmol / L
Fasting Glucose
mIU / L or pmol / L

Fasting Insulin * Fasting Glucose / 450 for Mass units and Fasting Insulin * Fasting Glucose / 22.5 for Molar units

The HOMA IR predicts insulin resistance.

The HOMA IR is not a perfect way of predicting resistance, but is often used as a surrogate. A score < 3 suggests no resistance. A score between 3 and 5 suggests moderate resistance. A score > 5 suggests severe resistance.