Alanine aminotransferase and high sensitivity C-reactive protein: correlates of cardiovascular risk factors in youth.

@article{Oliveira2008AlanineAA,
  title={Alanine aminotransferase and high sensitivity C-reactive protein: correlates of cardiovascular risk factors in youth.},
  author={Ant{\^o}nio C{\'e}sar de Oliveira and Ana M Oliveira and Marcele S de Almeida and Agnaluce Moreira Silva and Lu{\'i}s Fernando Fernandes Adan and Ana Marice Teixeira Ladeia},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={152 3},
  pages={
          337-42
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) with clinical/metabolic variables was evaluated in overweight Brazilian children and adolescents. STUDY DESIGN Oral glucose tolerance test was performed in 407 students (273 overweight/obese, 11.3 +/- 3.1 y). Measurements included body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), blood pressure, lipids, insulin, hs-CRP, and ALT. Overweight/obese was defined using BMI z-score… CONTINUE READING
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