Cardiometabolic Plasticity in Response to a Short-Term Diet and Exercise Intervention in Young Hispanic and NonHispanic White Adults

Abstract

BACKGROUND Young adult Mexican Americans (MA) exhibit lower insulin sensitivity (Si) than nonHispanic whites (NHW), even when controlling for fitness and adiposity. It is unclear if MA are as responsive to the same lifestyle intervention as NHW. OBJECTIVE We developed a model to examine cardiometabolic plasticity (i.e., changes in Si and plasma lipids) in… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016987

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