Journal of Archives in Military Medicine

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A Comparison Between Job Stress and Insulin Resistance Among the Hospital Medical Staff

Parvin Zareian 1 , * , Fatemeh Ghasemi 1 , Seyd Reza Abtahi 2 and Shahab Behzadi 1
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1 Department of Physiology, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Pharmacology, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: August 01, 2016, 4 (3); e37872
  • Published Online: August 16, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 16, 2016
  • Revised: August 3, 2016
  • Accepted: August 3, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.37872

To Cite: Zareian P, Ghasemi F, Abtahi S R, Behzadi S. A Comparison Between Job Stress and Insulin Resistance Among the Hospital Medical Staff, J Arch Mil Med. 2016 ; 4(3):e37872. doi: 10.5812/jamm.37872.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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