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The assessment of insulin resistance in man.

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BACKGROUND: Insulin resistance exists when a normal concentration of insulin produces a less than normal biological response. The ability to measure insulin resistance is important in order to understand the aetiopathology of Type 2 diabetes, to examine the epidemiology and to assess the effects of intervention. METHODS: We assess and compare methods of measurement and have undertaken a literature review from 1966 to 2001. RESULTS: Quantitative estimates of insulin resistance can be obtained ...

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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
19
Issue:
7
Pages:
527-534
Publication date:
2002-07-05
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:b3377c91-54d3-412f-9128-915ee92e6da0
Source identifiers:
72750
Local pid:
pubs:72750

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