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  • Research Article
    Serotonin Level and Nutritional Behavior of Patients with Primary InsulinResistance
    Author(s): Kurnikova Irina, Nikishova TV and Sargar RVKurnikova Irina, Nikishova TV and Sargar RV

    Background: One of the most important tasks at the initial stage of treatment of patients with primary insulin resistance is a decrease in body weight, which means a decrease in the amount of food consumed. Patients rarely manage to cope with this task independently, and drug therapy does not always provide sufficient effect. Methods: Patients (42 people) aged 38.4 ± 2.0 years, body mass index (BMI) 32.3 ± 4.2 kg/m2. Two groups of observation were formed: group 1 (20 people) received reflexotherapy using special corporal and auricular points and a hypocaloric diet. Patients of the 2nd group (22 people) were given only a diet was studied: BMI, the ratio of WC/HC, HOMA-IR index, insulin and C-peptide. ELISA (Labor Diagnostica NORT Serotonin RESEARCH ELISA, Germany) determined serotonin in serum. The reflexotherapy procedures includ.. View More»

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