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Insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic youth

Insulin resistance in type 2 diabetic youth

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296021/

This review focuses on recent literature on insulin resistance in youth with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Insulin resistance is associated with a variety of cardiometabolic problems leading to increased morbidity and mortality across the lifespan. Functional pancreatic β-cell changes play a role in the transition from obesity to impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).