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The relationship between plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and insulin resistance in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Abstract:

It is not clear whether elevated levels of the fibrinolytic inhibitor, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAl-1) in Type 2 diabetes mellitus are the result of obesity or coexistent atherosclerosis. Therefore the relationship between PAl-1 and insulin resistance, determined by the homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) was investigated in a group of 26 insulin-resistant, normotensive newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetic patients with a low probability of atherosclerosis. Compared with a normal control...

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McCormack, L More by this author
Chapman, C More by this author
Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
10
Issue:
7
Pages:
638-642
Publication date:
1993
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:52209ad8-d66c-4c8d-8b02-e47e46a065cb
Source identifiers:
176249
Local pid:
pubs:176249

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