Metabolic adaptations to dexamethasone-induced insulin resistance in healthy volunteers.

@article{Nicod2003MetabolicAT,
  title={Metabolic adaptations to dexamethasone-induced insulin resistance in healthy volunteers.},
  author={Nathalie Nicod and Vittorio Giusti and Christine Besse and Luc Tappy},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2003},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={625-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Insulin resistance is observed in individuals with normal glucose tolerance. This indicates that increased insulin secretion can compensate for insulin resistance and that additional defects are involved in impaired glucose tolerance or type 2 diabetes. The objective of this study was to evaluate a procedure aimed at assessing the compensatory mechanisms to insulin resistance. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Eight healthy nonobese female patients were studied on two occasions… CONTINUE READING

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