The prevalence of insulin resistance in patients with β -thalassemia major at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital

Background Diabetes mellitus is a common complication in pa- tients with thalassemia major. Iron overload plays an important role by damaging the pancreatic β-cell and the liver cell, with the con- sequences of insulin deficiency and insulin resistance. Family his- tory of diabetes mellitus is one o...

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Main Authors: Caroline Mulawi, Bambang Tridjaja, Maria Abdulsalam, Zakiudin Munasir
Format: Article
Published: Indonesian Pediatric Society Publishing House 2016-09-01
Series:Paediatrica Indonesiana
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