A comparison of the metabolic response to abdominal obesity in two Canadian Inuit and First Nations population.

@article{ChteauDegat2011ACO,
  title={A comparison of the metabolic response to abdominal obesity in two Canadian Inuit and First Nations population.},
  author={Marie-Ludivine Ch{\^a}teau-Degat and David A Dannenbaum and Grace M. Egeland and Evert Nieboer and Elhadji A Laouan Sidi and Belkacem B Abdous and E Eric Dewailly},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={2254-60}
}
Inuit and Cree populations are known for high obesity rates despite markedly different rates of type 2 diabetes (T2DM). To document this apparent discrepancy we evaluated the impact of body size parameters and fasting insulin (FI) on several T2DM risk factors among Inuit and Cree populations (Québec, Canada). A total of 1,104 adults (≥18 years) Inuit and Cree individuals participated in a cross-sectional investigation. Interestingly, across both genders, across all levels of waist circumference… CONTINUE READING

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