Is HOMA index a predictor of nocturnal nondipping in hypertensives with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus?

@article{Afsar2007IsHI,
  title={Is HOMA index a predictor of nocturnal nondipping in hypertensives with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus?},
  author={Baris Afsar and Siren Sezer and Rengin Elsurer and Fatma Nurhan Ozdemir},
  journal={Blood pressure monitoring},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={133-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Insulin resistance is involved in glucose intolerance, type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension. We aimed to analyze relationship between insulin resistance and nocturnal nondipping. METHODS Patients underwent physical and biochemical evaluation, clinic and ambulatory blood pressure measurements. The homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) index was calculated. RESULTS Ninety-six essential hypertensive patients, of whom 42 were dippers, with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus… CONTINUE READING

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