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Insulin Resistance (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

insulin resistance, insulin resistance syndrome, insulin-resistant state, IRS, glycemic control, ketosis, syndrome X, metabolic syndrome, dysmetabolic syndrome, impaired fasting glucose, IFG, impaired glucose tolerance, IGT, type A syndrome, type B insulin resistance, obesity, glucose tolerance, glucose intolerance, diabetes, insulin-resistant state

Author and Editor

Author: Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C)

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information for Avandia.

Last Editorial Review: 9/30/2010

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