Impaired insulin response after oral but not intravenous glucose in heart- and liver-transplant recipients.


BACKGROUND The prevalence of diabetes is high after transplantation. We hypothesized that liver transplantation induces additional alterations of glucose homeostasis because of liver denervation. METHODS Nondiabetic patients with a heart (n=9) or liver (n=9) transplant and healthy subjects (n=8) were assessed using a two-step hyperglycemic clamp (7.5 and… (More)


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