Experts use clamp data to develop insulin resistance cutoff

04/23/2012 |

Researchers who looked at hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp data found true insulin resistance in 75% of participants with a glucose disposal rate of less than 5.6 mg/kg fat-free mass + 17.7 min. The study in Diabetes Care found the homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance values showed an 89% sensitivity and 67% specificity in predicting insulin resistance in participants.

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