Vasodilator response to local hyperinsulinemia.

@article{Ueda1999VasodilatorRT,
  title={Vasodilator response to local hyperinsulinemia.},
  author={S. Ueda and J. Petrie and S. Cleland and H. Elliott and J. Connell},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={
          e12-3
        }
}
To the Editor: Cardillo et al recently reported that systemic but not local hyperinsulinemia causes nitric oxide (NO)-dependent vasodilatation.1 They suggest that mechanisms stimulated only by systemic but not local hyperinsulinemia contribute to insulin-mediated vasodilatation. We believe that this conclusion is mistaken. The changes in forearm blood flow during systemic and local hyperinsulinemia in their study were not directly comparable. Thus, although similar concentrations of insulin… Expand

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