Acanthosis Nigricans as a Clinical Predictor of Insulin Resistance in Obese Children

@inproceedings{Koh2016AcanthosisNA,
  title={Acanthosis Nigricans as a Clinical Predictor of Insulin Resistance in Obese Children},
  author={Young Kwon Koh and Jae Hee Lee and Eun Young Kim and Kyung Rye Moon},
  booktitle={Pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition},
  year={2016}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the utility of acanthosis nigricans (AN) severity as an index for predicting insulin resistance in obese children. METHODS The subjects comprised 74 obese pediatric patients who attended the Department of Pediatrics at Chosun University Hospital between January 2013 and March 2016. Waist circumference; body mass index; blood pressure; fasting glucose and fasting insulin levels; lipid profile; aspartate transaminase, alanine transaminase, glycated… CONTINUE READING