Association between androgens, intima-media thickness and the metabolic syndrome in obese adolescent girls.

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BACKGROUND While an association between androgens and the metabolic syndrome (MS) is well established in obese women, studies concerning this relationship are scarce in obese adolescent girls. Therefore, we analysed the relationships between androgens, MS and intima-media thickness (IMT) in this age-group. METHODS In 160 obese girls (aged 12-18 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2009.03710.x

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