Low Prevalence of Insulin Resistance among Iranian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Case-Control Study.


BACKGROUND Association between chronic hepatitis C virus (CHC) infection and type 2 diabetes mellitus has been challenging in recent decades. Despite of extensive research in this area, there is no general agreement on the direct effect of HCV infection on insulin resistance. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study was performed in 52 CHC patients (mean age = 39… (More)
DOI: 10.2174/1573399813666170714164446