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The interrelationship between insulin secretion and action in Type 2 diabetes mellitus with different degrees of obesity: Evidence supporting central obesity Authors:
Publisher and Date:(EDITRICE KURTIS S R L, 2003)This paper investigates the relative role of the impairment of insulin secretion and action in the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The parameters indicating insulin secretion and action were calculated from the data obtained during oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in 156 age- and sex-matched T2DM patients divided in 4 groups according to their body mass index (BMI I=20.0-24.9 II=25.0-29.9 III=30.0-39.9 and IV>40.0 kg/m(2)). After obtaining baseline biomedical parameters (plasma ...