Clinical characteristics of Korean type 2 diabetic patients in 2005.

@article{Kim2007ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of Korean type 2 diabetic patients in 2005.},
  author={Dae Jung Kim and Kyoung Eun Song and Ji-Won Park and Hong K. Cho and Kwan-Woo Lee and Kap Bum Huh},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={77 Suppl 1},
  pages={S252-7}
}
Korean type 2 diabetics differ from Western diabetics in showing non-obese but centrally obese anthropometry and relatively more insulin secretory defects than insulin resistance. We assessed insulin secretion based on fasting serum C-peptide level and insulin resistance using the short insulin tolerance test (Kitt; rate constant for plasma glucose disappearance) in 1601 type 2 diabetic Korean patients (831 men and 770 women). Insulin secretory defects were catergorized as severe (C-peptide<1… CONTINUE READING