Gender-Based Differences on the Association between Salt-Sensitive Genes and Obesity in Korean Children Aged between 8 and 9 Years

@inproceedings{Lee2015GenderBasedDO,
  title={Gender-Based Differences on the Association between Salt-Sensitive Genes and Obesity in Korean Children Aged between 8 and 9 Years},
  author={Myoungsook Lee and Mi Kyung Kim and S Kim and Hyesoon Park and Chang G. Park and Hye Kyung Park},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND High sodium intake is associated with the development of chronic diseases such as obesity. Although its role in obesity remains controversial, there may be a correlation between salt sensitivity and the early onset of chronic diseases in obese children. METHODS In all, 2,163 Korean children (1,106 boys and 1,057 girls) aged 8-9 years were recruited from seven elementary schools in Seoul. To evaluate whether obesity risk was modulated by the salt sensitivity, 11 SNPs related to salt… CONTINUE READING
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