Free Fatty Acid Flux in African American and Caucasian Adults – Effect of Sex and Race

@inproceedings{Nielsen2013FreeFA,
  title={Free Fatty Acid Flux in African American and Caucasian Adults – Effect of Sex and Race},
  author={S\oren Nielsen and Anne E. Sumner and Bernard V. Miller and Hana Turkova and Samuel Klein and Michael D Jensen},
  booktitle={Obesity},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes disproportionately affect African-American (AA) women. Abnormal adipose tissue free fatty acid (FFA) release is associated with these conditions. Resting energy expenditure (REE) and sex predict FFA release in Caucasians, but whether this is true in AA is unknown. The sex-specific relationships between FFA release, REE, and race was compared. DESIGN AND METHODS 100 adults (47% AA, 50% male, age 32 ± 8 years [mean ± SD]) from three different… CONTINUE READING
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