Antihypertensive treatment in insulin resistant patients.


Epidemiological evidence suggests that treatment with beta-blockers and diuretics increase the risk to develop diabetes. Prospective, randomized studies of antihypertensive drugs have demonstrated differences between different classes of drugs regarding effects on insulin sensitivity. Thus treatment with beta-blockers or diuretics is associated with… (More)


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@article{Lithell1996AntihypertensiveTI, title={Antihypertensive treatment in insulin resistant patients.}, author={Hans O Lithell and P E Andersson}, journal={Hypertension research : official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension}, year={1996}, volume={19 Suppl 1}, pages={S75-9} }