Association of acanthosis nigricans with hyperinsulinemia compared with other selected risk factors for type 2 diabetes in Cherokee Indians: the Cherokee Diabetes Study.

@article{Stoddart2002AssociationOA,
  title={Association of acanthosis nigricans with hyperinsulinemia compared with other selected risk factors for type 2 diabetes in Cherokee Indians: the Cherokee Diabetes Study.},
  author={Martha L Stoddart and Kathleen S Blevins and E. T. Lee and Wei Wang and Piers Blackett},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1009-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To report prevalence rates of acanthosis nigricans (AN) and hyperinsulinemia and the association of AN with hyperinsulinemia compared with other known or suspected risk factors for type 2 diabetes in young American Indians. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A random sample of Cherokee Nation members aged 5-40 years was invited to participate in the Cherokee Diabetes Study, a cross-sectional study of type 2 diabetes and its risk factors in a young American Indian population. Data were… CONTINUE READING

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