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Stephane Schurmans, "The Insulin-Sensitive Side of SHIP2", The Scientific World Journal, vol. 1, Article ID 861243, 2 pages, 2001.

The Insulin-Sensitive Side of SHIP2


A substantial and increasing proportion of death and disability in the EU (and elsewhere) is attributable to diseases associated with insulin resistance (i.e., decreased insulin sensitivity). Beside type II diabetes, other diseases like obesity, hypertension, atherosclerosis, hyperlipidaemia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and acromegaly are indeed associated with insulin resistance [1].

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