Serum insulin, insulin resistance, beta-cell dysfunction, and gallstone disease among type 2 diabetics in Chinese population: a community-based study in Kinmen, Taiwan.

@article{Liu2005SerumII,
  title={Serum insulin, insulin resistance, beta-cell dysfunction, and gallstone disease among type 2 diabetics in Chinese population: a community-based study in Kinmen, Taiwan.},
  author={C Liu and Tao-Hsin Tung and Shih-Tzer Tsai and Jorn-Hon Liu and Yeh-Kuang Tsai and Victor Tze-Kai Chen and T Tam and Hsu-Feng Lu and Kuang-Kuo Wang and Chung-Te Hsu and Hui-Chuan Shih and De-chuan Chan and Pesus Chou},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 45},
  pages={7159-64}
}
AIM To explore the association of serum insulin, insulin resistance, and beta-cell dysfunction with gallstone disease (GSD) in type 2 diabetics. METHODS We used a community-based study conducted between 1991 and 1993 in Kinmen, Taiwan to identify type 2 diabetics. A screening program for GSD was performed in 2001 by a panel of specialists who employed… CONTINUE READING