Hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, and circulating oxidized low density lipoprotein in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Magadmi2006HyperinsulinemiaIR,
  title={Hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, and circulating oxidized low density lipoprotein in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Masoud El Magadmi and Yasmeen A Ahmad and Wajdi Turkie and Allen P. Yates and Naseem Sheikh and Robert M. Bernstein and Paul N. Durrington and Ian Laing and Ian N. Bruce},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={50-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) that is not fully explained by the classic CHD risk factors. Insulin resistance is an established risk factor for CHD in the general population. We compared insulin secretion and sensitivity in patients with SLE and healthy controls, and assessed the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women with SLE and its relation to circulating oxidized low density lipoprotein (ox-LDL). METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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