African Americans and Caucasian Americans: differences in glucocorticoid-induced insulin resistance.

Abstract

African Americans are more insulin resistant than Caucasian Americans and this discrepancy cannot be explained by measures of body weight or body composition. The aim of the study was to compare the sensitivity of African Americans and Caucasian Americans to glucocorticoids by measuring glucose and insulin responses to a meal challenge under conditions of… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1265131

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@article{Frazier2010AfricanAA, title={African Americans and Caucasian Americans: differences in glucocorticoid-induced insulin resistance.}, author={Bruno Frazier and C-W Hsiao and Patricia Anne Deuster and Mark A. Poth}, journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme}, year={2010}, volume={42 12}, pages={887-91} }