Insulin Resistance Syndrome (Syndrome X)

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F Karimi 1 , *

1 Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

How to Cite: Karimi F. Insulin Resistance Syndrome (Syndrome X), Shiraz E-Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 6(3 and 4):32898.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 6 (3 and 4); 32898
Published Online: October 4, 2005
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 10, 2005
Accepted: June 15, 2005

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Abstract

Abstract: The resistance to insulin-mediate glucose disposal is characteristic of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This review article studies different aspects of this syndrome including risk factors, associated conditions such as yperinsulinemia, impaired glucose tolerance, hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, decrease of HDL-cholesterol and truncal obesity and their management.

Keywords

Syndrome X Insulin Resistance Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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