Islet-cell dysfunction induced by glucocorticoid treatment: potential role for altered sympathovagal balance?
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Glucocorticoids impair glucose tolerance by inducing insulin resistance. We investigated the dose-dependent effects of glucocorticoid treatment on islet-cell function in healthy males and studied the role of the autonomic nervous system.
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
- Adolescent, Adult, Anthropometry, Arginine, Blood Glucose, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Double-Blind Method, Glucagon, Glucocorticoids, Glucose Clamp Technique, Heart Rate, Humans, Hyperglycemia, Incretins, Islets of Langerhans, Male, Pancreatic Diseases, Pancreatic Function Tests, Prednisolone, Stimulation, Chemical, Sympathetic Nervous System, Vagus Nerve, Young Adult