Estimating insulin sensitivity and beta cell function: perspectives from the modern pandemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes


The 1985 manuscript describing the HOMA model, by Matthews and colleagues, is the most cited paper in the history of Diabetologia. In this edition of ‘Then and now’ we assess the impact of this seminal paper by considering the contribution of this elegant work in the context of the most rapidly changing period in the history of diabetes. HOMA was born in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00125-012-2684-0


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