Association of Obesity-Mediated Insulin Resistance and Hypothalamic Volumes: Possible Sex Differences

@inproceedings{Ha2013AssociationOO,
  title={Association of Obesity-Mediated Insulin Resistance and Hypothalamic Volumes: Possible Sex Differences},
  author={Jenny Ha and Jessica Cohen and Aziz Tirsi and Antonio Convit},
  booktitle={Disease markers},
  year={2013}
}
The hypothalamus is important in hunger and metabolism. Although a lot is known about the basic role of the human hypothalamus, less is known about how the in vivo volume is affected in obesity, particularly among adolescents. Based on pediatric body mass index percentiles, 95 participants were assigned to lean or obese groups. All subjects had medical evaluations, including fasting blood tests, to assess insulin sensitivity and circulating CRP and neurotrophins (NGF and BDNF) and an MRI of the… CONTINUE READING
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