Insulin-resistance type B

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Insulin-resistance type B

Type B insulin resistance is a rare disorder that affects middle-aged adults. This occurs when a person's body no longer responds appropriately to insulin. Insulin is a messenger that tells the body to break down sugars to make energy needed for daily life. For people with type B insulin resistance, however, their body cannot convert sugar to energy the same way most people’s does. Symptoms of type B insulin resistance include sudden development of severe diabetes, dark, velvety skin around the armpits or neck, and excessive hair growth. People with type B insulin resistance typically require insulin injections to manage their blood-sugar levels, although this is not always effective. Talk with your doctor to find the best treatment for you if you have been diagnosed with type B insulin resistance.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Insulin-resistance type B" returned 11 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Type B insulin resistance syndrome with Scleroderma successfully treated with multiple immune suppressants after eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection: a case report.
 

Author(s): Guo-Qing Yang, Yi-Jun Li, Jing-Tao Dou, Bao-An Wang, Ju-Ming Lu, Yi-Ming Mu

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Type B insulin resistance is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by the presence of autoantibodies against the insulin receptor. Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection may play a causative role in the autoimmune diseases.

Last Updated: 4 May 2016

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The impact of an inverse correlation between plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels and insulin resistance on the diabetic condition in patients with heart failure.
 

Author(s): Yasunori Inoue, Makoto Kawai, Kosuke Minai, Kazuo Ogawa, Tomohisa Nagoshi, Takayuki Ogawa, Michihiro Yoshimura

Journal: Metab. Clin. Exp.. 2016 Mar;65(3):38-47.

 

A diabetic state is causally related to heart failure (HF); therefore, there should be a close correlation between the severity of diabetes and HF. However, a direct relationship between these conditions has rarely been reported and remains unclear. This study was designed to precisely ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016

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Successful treatment of type B insulin resistance with rituximab.
 

Author(s): Emmanouil-Dimitrios Manikas, Iona Isaac, Robert K Semple, Rana Malek, Dagmar Führer, Lars C Moeller

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2015 May;100(5):1719-22.

 

Type B insulin resistance is a very rare disease caused by autoantibodies against the insulin receptor. The mortality of type B insulin resistance is high (>50%), and management of this disease is not yet standardized. We report the successful treatment of a patient with type B insulin ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2015

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The terms "Insulin-resistance type B" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Type B insulin resistance developing during interferon-alpha therapy.
 

Author(s): Amanda L Daniel, Josetta L Houlihan, Janice S Blum, James P Walsh

Journal: Endocr Pract. 2009 Mar;15(2):153-7.

 

To report a rare case of diabetes caused by type B insulin resistance due to development of insulin receptor autoantibodies during treatment of hepatitis C with interferon-alpha and ribavirin.

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2009

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Genetic Studies of Insulin and Diabetes
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes Mellitus; Severe Insulin Resistance

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2017

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Effect of Leptin Therapy in the Treatment of Severe Insulin Resistance
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Insulin Resistance

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2017

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Dapagliflozin on Hyperlipidemia and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetic Patients (DAPHNIS Study)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

 

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016

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