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Association of free fatty acids with the insulin-resistant state but not with central obesity in individuals from Venezuela.

@article{Campos2010AssociationOF,
  title={Association of free fatty acids with the insulin-resistant state but not with central obesity in individuals from Venezuela.},
  author={Gilberto Campos and Virginia Fern{\'a}ndez and Erika Fern{\'a}ndez and Emperatriz Molero and Luz Marina Morales and Xiomara Raleigh and Lissette Connell and Elena Ryder},
  journal={Investigacion clinica},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          115-26
        }
}
Individuals with insulin resistance (IR) usually have upper body obesity phenotype, often accompanied by an increase in plasma free fatty acids (FFA). Since the Venezuelan population has a high frequency of IR and central obesity, the purpose of this work was to determine FFA levels in 47 Venezuelan individuals, men and women, 24-58 years old, and analyze their relationship with central obesity and parameters of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Basal concentrations of TG, total cholesterol… 
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