JACOB J. SCHLOSS, M.D.
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A casual reader of the literature on diabetes may get the impression that "insulin resistance" is of rather frequent occurrence. A more careful study, however, makes it obvious that various authors refer to different phenomena when speaking of insulin resistance.
Falta and his pupils16, 17, 19 attempted to classify diabetics into the two groups of "insulin sensitive" and "insulin resistant" cases. This classification was based on the results of special methods for determining the quantitative relation of insulin and carbohydrates. Recent statistics from Falta's clinic20 demonstrate some parallelism between certain constitutional and clinical features and the more or less marked
SCHLOSS JJ. INSULIN RESISTANCE (WITH OBSERVATIONS IN AN UNUSUAL CASE)1. Ann Intern Med. ;19:533–548. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-3-533
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(3):533-548.
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