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Those paradoxical cases in which insulin fails to give the usual effects and which are spoken of as "insulin-resistant" appear to be frequent to some observers and rare to others. A majority of the published examples of insulin resistance represent errors in interpretation growing out of poor management in connection with insulin therapy. True insulin resistance exists but it is rare. It appears in an incomplete form in certain endocrine diabetics, and in a complete form in certain cases of insular diabetes without any known explanation. Its existence may be established, (a) if in a diabetic on a suitable régime
Insulin Resistant Diabetes.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:235. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-2-235_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(2):235.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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