Study links liver insulin resistance to CVD risk in men

04/16/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Finnish researchers found that liver insulin resistance index was more closely linked to total cholesterol, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and total triglyceride levels than whole-body insulin sensitivity in men. The findings in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggest that liver IR index may serve as a cardiovascular disease marker in men, researchers said.

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