Birth-weight, insulin levels, and HOMA-IR in newborns at term

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BACKGROUND Recent studies have demonstrated that low and high birth-weight at birth are risk factors of developing diabetes. The aim of this study was to determine if the abnormal birth-weight is related with hyperinsulinemia and elevated index of the Homeostasis Model assessment for Insulin Resistance (HOMA-IR) at birth, in at term newborns. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-94

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@inproceedings{SimentalMenda2012BirthweightIL, title={Birth-weight, insulin levels, and HOMA-IR in newborns at term}, author={Luis E Simental-Mend{\'i}a and Argelia Casta{\~n}eda-Chac{\'o}n and Martha Rodr{\'i}guez-Mor{\'a}n and Fernando Guerrero-Romero}, booktitle={BMC pediatrics}, year={2012} }