Is Insulin Resistance The Missing Link in Fibromyalgia?
A small study found that insulin resistance measured with the surrogate marker HbA1c was strongly associated with fibromyalgia. This may hold implications for the treatment of this poorly understood pain syndrome.In a cohort of 23 patients with fibromyalgia, levels of HbA1c were significantly higher than in two independent groups of controls, being 0.59 units higher than for participants in the Framingham Offspring Study (P<
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