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From: Selection of the appropriate method for the assessment of insulin resistance

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Protocol for selection the most appropriate technique for assessment of insulin resistance prior to commencement of a study.* This option is preferred. Key: FSIVGTT, frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance test; GTT, glucose tolerance test; HOMA, homeostasis model assessment; IGFBP-1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1; ISI-gly, insulin sensitivity index of glycaemia; ITT, insulin tolerance test; CIGM, continuous infusion of glucose with model assessment; QUICKI, quantitative insulin sensitivity check index; SHBG, sex hormone binding protein.

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