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Homeostasis model

Homeostasis model is an approach for modelling the interaction between insulin and glucose. A diagnostical method derived from this model (HOMA - homeostasis model assessment) finds broad acceptance in clinical diagnostics.

1 Clinical application

HOMA, diagnostical method that has been derived from homeostasis model, has been established in clinical diagnostics.

2 See also

Alternative approaches are:

3 Web links

4 Reference

Matthews DR, Hosker JP, Rudenski AS, Naylor BA, Treacher DF, Turner RC. Homeostasis model assessment: insulin resistance and beta-cell function from fasting plasma glucose and insulin concentrations in man. Diabetologia. 1985 Jul;28(7):412-9.

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