Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 12th, 2005
"Several studies have shown the presence of a comorbidity between migraine and vascular diseases, like hypertension and stroke. The mechanisms of this comorbidity are unknown. Impaired insulin sensitivity has recently emerged as a risk factor for hypertension and stroke. We evaluated insulin sensitivity in 30 young, nonobese, nondiabetic, normotensive migraine patients and in 15 healthy controls," scientists writing in the Cephalalgia report.
"During the OGTT, glucose plasma concentrations were significantly higher in migraineurs than in controls," said Innocenzo Rainero and colleagues...
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