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G Gürol

Which Factors are Predictive for Presence of Insulin Resistance in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.463
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15-20
Synopsis: 
We investigated obesity and insulin resistance and associated factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Cumulative steroid dose, the presence of obesity and disease activity were the best predictors for insulin resistance. Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs may help to reduce insulin resistance.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To investigate obesity and insulin resistance and associated factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Accepted: 
25 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 17 Feb, 2016
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