A high concentration of fasting plasma non-esterified fatty acids is a risk factor for the development of NIDDM

@article{Paolisso1995AHC,
  title={A high concentration of fasting plasma non-esterified fatty acids is a risk factor for the development of NIDDM},
  author={Guiseppe Paolisso and Pietro Antonio Tataranni and James E Foley and Clifton Bogardus and Barbara V Howard and Eric Ravussin},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={1995},
  volume={38},
  pages={1213-1217}
}
To assess the role of fasting plasma non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA) in the development of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), data were analysed from annual examinations of 190 non-diabetic Pima Indians. Glucose tolerance was measured by a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test, insulin action by a euglycaemic hyperinsulinaemic (40 mU · m−2 · min… CONTINUE READING