Insulin receptors and the clinician.

  title={Insulin receptors and the clinician.},
  author={Roy Taylor},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={292 6525},
  • Roy Taylor
  • Published 1986 in British medical journal
Deficiency of insulin brings about rapid metabolic decompensation, but in several clinical states its action appears to be inadequate despite normal or raised serum concentrations of immunoreactive insulin. These insulin resistant states are characterised by raised circulating insulin concentrations in the face of normal or raised blood glucose concentrations. Table I lists some examples. Many of the metabolic abnorthe physiology of insulin receptors.8 They observed that the affinity of insulin… CONTINUE READING