Insulin Secretion in Cardiogenic ShockBr Med J 1969; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5655.490 (Published 24 May 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;2:490
- J. R. W. Dykes,
- C. Saxton,
- S. H. Taylor
A nearly complete suppression of insulin secretion was observed in four patients in circulatory shock following acute myocardial infarction. This may be due to intense sympathetic activity and raised catecholamine excretion associated with shock.