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Homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) is a method for assessing beta-cell function and insulin resistance (IR) from basal (fasting… Expand Ten per cent of the world’s school-aged children are estimated to be carrying excess body fat (Fig. 1), with an increased risk… Expand OBJECTIVE
This study examined the prevalence of impaired fasting glucose tolerance in first-episode, drug-naive patients with… Expand OBJECTIVE
To estimate the prevalence of and the cardiovascular risk associated with the metabolic syndrome using the new… Expand Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that leads to complications including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and… Expand OBJECTIVE
To evaluate whether the homeostasis model assessment (HOMA) is a reliable surrogate measure of in vivo insulin… Expand A subset of prolyl oligopeptidases, including dipeptidyl-peptidase IV (DPP IV or CD26, EC ), specifically cleave off N-terminal… Expand Diabetes is a disease of increasing prevalence in the general population and of unknown cause. Diabetes is manifested as… Expand Skeletal muscle insulin resistance is among the earliest detectable defects in humans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. To determine… Expand The Textbook of Contraceptive Practice is a current overview of population control. The authors are John Peel, Senior Lecturer in… Expand