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Cigarette smoking, alcohol use, and physical activity in relation to serum leptin levels in a multiethnic population: The Miami Community Health Study.
PURPOSE To examine the correlates of plasma leptin, including fasting insulin, adiposity, and several health habits and behaviors among a nondiabetic multiethnic population. METHODS AExpand
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The female 'insulin advantage' in a biracial cohort: results from the Miami Community Health Study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which gender differences in the rate of insulin-mediated glucose disposal are influenced by differences in body fatness. DESIGN A cross-sectional study of aExpand
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Insulin Response in a Triethnic Population: Effects of Sex, Ethnic Origin, and Body Fat: The Miami Community Health Study
OBJECTIVE To assess sex and ethnic differences in hyperinsulinemia/insulin resistance and to examine the impact of percent body fat on such differences. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A cross-sectionalExpand
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The relation of fasting insulin to blood pressure in a multiethnic population: the Miami Community Health Study.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to examine the associations among fasting insulin, adiposity, waist girth, and blood pressure among a nondiabetic multiethnic population. METHODS A cross-sectionalExpand
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