Study links insulin resistance to ischemic stroke risk

10/11/2010 | HealthDay News

Patients without diabetes who scored high on the homeostasis model assessment, a measure of insulin resistance, were about three times more likely to suffer an ischemic stroke than those with lower scores, a long-term study of 1,509 individuals showed. Researchers also learned that a first stroke was more common in insulin-resistant women than men, and they were not sure if insulin resistance actually causes stroke.

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