A Case of Severe Insulin Resistance (Student View)

Submitted by molecadmin on Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:02

Case Overview

Focus: Biology/ Cell Biology

Why use this case?

1. START HERE Read the following story and article abstract:

  • Megan, Jade, and Joanna (pdf)
  • Abstract of the scientific article that Megan found.

Resources to learn more:

The scientific article (pdf)

Supplementary materials (pdf)


Question: What caused the insulin resistance? Can it be treated?
Biology/Cell Biology 2. Getting to Structure: The Familial Connection; Understanding Insulin Resistance
  3. Molecular Exploration: Insulin Resistance in Molecular Detail; Bypassing the Roadblock
  4. Assessment: A Constitutively Active Enzyme