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Evaluation of risk factors for insulin resistance: a cross sectional study among employees at a private university in Lebanon

Fahed et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Lebanon

Journal : BMC Endocrine Disorders

Worldwide, the prevalence of insulin resistance ranges from 15.5 to 46.5%, among adults. Lebanon reported one of the highest rates reaching 44.6%. The literature suggests an association between dairy product consumption and insulin resistance, however results are inconclusive. To our knowledge, no study examined this association in the Middle Eastern Region. The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence of insulin resistance among a sample of Lebanese adults, to identify its risk factors depending on gender, and to …
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