Prevalence, incidence, and clinical resolution of insulin resistance in critically ill patients: an observational study.

@article{Saberi2008PrevalenceIA,
  title={Prevalence, incidence, and clinical resolution of insulin resistance in critically ill patients: an observational study.},
  author={Farzad Saberi and Daren Keith Heyland and Miu Suen Lam and Dilys Rapson and Khursheed Jeejeebhoy},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          227-35
        }
}
BACKGROUND The primary objective of this study was to measure the prevalence, incidence, and resolution of insulin resistance (IR) in critically ill patients. A secondary objective was to explore the relationship between IR and inflammatory cytokines, coagulation abnormalities, and clinical outcomes. DESIGN Prospective observational study. METHODS The setting was the medical/surgical intensive care unit (ICU). We enrolled consecutive patients within 24 hours of admission to the ICU. Blood… CONTINUE READING

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