Insulin and atherosclerosis



This chapter will discuss clinical and epidemiological evidence that elevated insulin levels are associated with atherosclerosis and its complications. Evidence that insulin has biological actions on the arterial wall which may be relevant to the development of atheromatous lesions is discussed in Chapter 7.


Insulin Level Oral Glucose Ischaemic Heart Disease Insulin Response Basal Insulin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Queen’s University of BelfastUK

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