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Nuclear Imaging of Glucose Transport/Metabolism – An Interesting Tool to Screen Insulin Resistance, Refine Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes, Understand Disease Mechanisms, and/or Evaluate New Therapies

By P. Perret, M. Henri, L. Slimani, D.Fagret and C. Ghezzi

Submitted: November 18th 2010Reviewed: May 30th 2011Published: September 12th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/22356

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