Association of C-reactive protein and insulin resistance in patients with chronic spinal cord injury.

  title={Association of C-reactive protein and insulin resistance in patients with chronic spinal cord injury.},
  author={Chun-Chiang Huang and Chin-Wei Liu and M Weng and Tien-Wen Chen and M H Huang},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={40 10},
OBJECTIVE To study the association between C-reactive protein levels and insulin resistance in patients with spinal cord injury. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS Forty-two subjects who had sustained spinal cord injuries at least 6 months before enrollment. METHODS Circulating glucose, insulin and C-reactive protein levels were measured after 12 hours' fasting. The homeo-stasis model insulin resistance index was used to evaluate insulin resistance. Insulin resistance and C-reactive… CONTINUE READING

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