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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2004, Vol. 2 ›› Issue (1): 14-16.doi: 10.3736/jcim20040106

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Pathogenesis of insulin resistance and prevention and treatment strategy of integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine

Shu-hai Wang, Wen-jian Wang   

  1. Institute of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, China
  • Online:2004-01-20 Published:2018-10-25

Insulin resistance is the common pathophysiologic basis of multiple metabolic diseases, but the exact mechanism of insulin resistance is still unclear presently. In the past few years, studies on the pathogenesis of insulin resistance, in which the endocrine function of adipocyte and inflammation reaction participate, as well as the insulin-sensitizing drugs have become the new hotspot. The exploration on pathogenesis and treatment of insulin resistance in traditional Chinese medicine has established a foundation for the prevention and treatment of insulin resistance in integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine.

Key words: insulin resistance, pathogenesis, integrated Chinese-western therapy

CLC Number: 

  • R587.3
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