insulin sensitivity


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insulin sensitivity

The systemic responsiveness to glucose, which can be measured by
1. The insulin sensitivity index–measures the ability of endogenous insulin to ↓ glucose in extracellular fluids by inhibiting glucose release from the liver and stimulating the peripheral consumption of glucose, and.
2. The glucose-clamp technique, which measures the effect of changes in insulin concentration on glucose clearance–glucose uptake rate divided by plasma glucose concentration per unit of body surface area.
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