This Article

Citations


Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Insulin Resistance Syndrome (Syndrome X)


F Karimi 1, *
1 Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
*Corresponding Author: F Karimi, Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Tel: +98-7116261089, E-mail: [email protected].
Shiraz E-Medical Journal. 6(3 and 4): e32898
Article Type: Research Article; Received: May 11, 2005; Accepted: Jun 16, 2005; epub: Oct 5, 2005;

Abstract


Abstract: The resistance to insulin-mediate glucose disposal is characteristic of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This review article studies different aspects of this syndrome including risk factors, associated conditions such as yperinsulinemia, impaired glucose tolerance, hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, decrease of HDL-cholesterol and truncal obesity and their management.

Keywords: Syndrome X; Insulin Resistance; Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus