Insulin Resistance Common in AIP, Study Finds

Insulin Resistance Common in AIP, Study Finds

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Insulin Resistance Common in AIP, Study Finds

Insulin resistance, a phenomenon in which cells in the body become unable to draw energy from blood sugar, appears to be more common in people with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) than previously thought, according to a recent study. Investigators also noted that experiments performed in a mouse model indicated that delivering a form of insulin that specifically targets the liver might help improve the effectiveness of glucose therapy at preventing acute porphyria attacks in these…

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