Association of obesity and insulin resistance with asthma and aeroallergen sensitization.

@article{Husemoen2008AssociationOO,
  title={Association of obesity and insulin resistance with asthma and aeroallergen sensitization.},
  author={Lise Lotte Nystrup Husemoen and Charlotte Gl{\"u}mer and C Lau and Charlotta H Pisinger and Lina Steinrud M\orch and Allan Linneberg},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={575-82}
}
BACKGROUND It has been hypothesized that obesity and insulin resistance may play a role in the development of asthma and allergy. The aim of the study was to examine the association of obesity and insulin resistance with asthma and aeroallergen sensitization. METHODS Cross-sectional population-based study of 3609 Danish men and women aged 30-60 years. Aeroallergen sensitization was defined as positive levels of specific IgE against a panel of inhalant allergens. Asthma was defined as self… CONTINUE READING
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