Normal glucagon response to arginine infusion in "prediabetic" Pima Indians.

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To determine whether abnormalities in glucagon secretion might precede the onset of hyperglycemia in diabetes mellitus, 32 prediabetic Pima (American) Indians, 27 normal Pima Indians and 34 normal Caucasians received an infusion of arginine monochloride (5 mg/kg/min for 40 minutes) with measurement of glucose, insulin, and glucagon. [Prediabetes is the… (More)

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@article{Aronoff1976NormalGR, title={Normal glucagon response to arginine infusion in "prediabetic" Pima Indians.}, author={Stephen L. Aronoff and Peter H. Bennett and Norman B Rushforth and M. Miller and Ron Unger}, journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism}, year={1976}, volume={43 2}, pages={279-86} }