Elevated total and central adiposity and low physical activity are associated with insulin resistance in children.

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The aim of this study was 2-fold: (1) to examine insulin resistance, blood lipid levels, and inflammatory markers in 9- to 11.5-year-old obese and lean children and (2) to identify factors that influence insulin resistance in this cohort of youths. Body mass index, skinfold thickness, waist circumference, physical activity (4-day triaxial accelerometer… (More)

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@article{Krekoukia2007ElevatedTA, title={Elevated total and central adiposity and low physical activity are associated with insulin resistance in children.}, author={Maria Krekoukia and George P. Nassis and Glykeria Psarra and Katerina P Skenderi and George P. Chrousos and Labros S. Sidossis}, journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental}, year={2007}, volume={56 2}, pages={206-13} }