Comparison of HOMA-IR, HOMA-β% and disposition index between US white men and Japanese men in Japan: the ERA JUMP study

@article{Ahuja2014ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of HOMA-IR, HOMA-β% and disposition index between US white men and Japanese men in Japan: the ERA JUMP study},
  author={Vasudha Ahuja and Takashi Kadowaki and Rhobert Wyn Evans and Aya Kadota and Tomonori Okamura and Samar R. El Khoudary and Akira Fujiyoshi and Emma J. M. Barinas-Mitchell and Takashi Hisamatsu and A Vishnu and Katsuyuki Miura and Hiroshi Maegawa and Aiman El-Saed and Atsunori Kashiwagi and Lewis H. Kuller and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Akira Sekikawa},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={58},
  pages={265-271}
}
At the same level of BMI, white people have less visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and are less susceptible to developing type 2 diabetes than Japanese people. No previous population-based studies have compared insulin resistance and insulin secretion between these two races in a standardised manner that accounts for VAT. We compared HOMA-IR, HOMA of beta cell function (HOMA-β%) and disposition index (DI) in US white men and Japanese men in Japan. We conducted a population-based, cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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