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Descriptor English: Insulin Resistance
Descriptor Spanish: Resistencia a la Insulina
Descriptor resistencia a la insulina
Scope note: Disminución de la efectividad de la INSULINA para disminuir la glucemia. Requiere 200 unidades o más de insulina al día para prevenir la HIPERGLUCEMIA o la CETOSIS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Resistência à Insulina
Descriptor French: Insulinorésistance
Entry term(s): Insulin Sensitivity
Resistance, Insulin
Sensitivity, Insulin
Tree number(s): C18.452.394.968.500
G07.690.773.984.617
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007333
Scope note: Diminished effectiveness of INSULIN in lowering blood sugar levels: requiring the use of 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent HYPERGLYCEMIA or KETOSIS.
Annotation: INSULIN RESISTANCE SYNDROME X see METABOLIC SYNDROME is available
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67(64)
DeCS ID: 22231
Unique ID: D007333
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/13
Insulin Resistance - Preferred
Concept UI M0011432
Scope note Diminished effectiveness of INSULIN in lowering blood sugar levels: requiring the use of 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent HYPERGLYCEMIA or KETOSIS.
Preferred term Insulin Resistance
Entry term(s) Resistance, Insulin
Insulin Sensitivity - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0549710
Preferred term Insulin Sensitivity
Entry term(s) Sensitivity, Insulin



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