Hypertension and insulin resistance. Glycaemia and insulinaemia in overweight hypertensive patients.

The relationship between insulin resistance and hyperinsulinaemia on one hand and hypertension on the other hand has become apparent during the last few years. Insulin resistance, which may be genetically determined, is, according to our present understanding, the 'key player' in the metabolic syndrome. However, the pathophysiology of the combination of… (More)