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Am J Cardiol. 2003 Sep 1;92(5):606-10.

Usefulness of plasma glucose and insulin concentrations in identifying patients with insulin resistance.

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Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA.


In this study, a specific measurement of insulin-mediated glucose disposal was used in 490 healthy volunteers to classify subjects as being insulin resistant. We then made standard measurements of plasma glucose and insulin concentrations to see how useful they would be as surrogate markers of insulin resistance.

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