The assessment of insulin resistance in man.
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 ...Expand abstract
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- Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
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