Ethnicity, insulin resistance, and inflammatory adipokines in women at high and low risk for vascular disease.

@article{Silha2007EthnicityIR,
  title={Ethnicity, insulin resistance, and inflammatory adipokines in women at high and low risk for vascular disease.},
  author={Josef V Silha and B. L. Gr{\'e}goire Nyomba and William D Leslie and Liam J. Murphy},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={286-91}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to compare the relationship between body composition, insulin resistance, and inflammatory adipokines in Aboriginal Canadian women, who are at high risk of vascular disease, with white women. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A subgroup of the First Nations Bone Health Study population, consisting of 131 Aboriginal women and 132 matched white women, was utilized. Body composition was determined by whole-body dual X-ray absorptiometry, and blood analytes were measured after an… CONTINUE READING

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