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Insulin Resistance Common in AIP, Study Finds

Insulin resistance, a phenomenon in which cells in the body become unable to draw energy from blood sugar, appears to be more common in people with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) than previously thought, according to a recent study. Investigators also noted that experiments performed in a mouse model indicated…

Activities Set to Mark Porphyria Awareness Week April 10–17

Activities are afoot to mark Porphyria Awareness Week — taking place April 10–17 this year — set aside annually to call attention to this group of inherited disorders that affect an estimated 1 in 500 to 1 in 50,000 individuals globally. Supporters are encouraged to engage in Zoom sessions and…