Healthy Chilean Adolescents with HOMA-IR ≥ 2.6 Have Increased Cardiometabolic Risk: Association with Genetic, Biological, and Environmental Factors

@inproceedings{Burrows2015HealthyCA,
  title={Healthy Chilean Adolescents with HOMA-IR ≥ 2.6 Have Increased Cardiometabolic Risk: Association with Genetic, Biological, and Environmental Factors},
  author={R Burrows and Paulina Correa-Burrows and M Loreto Reyes and Estela Blanco and Cecilia B Albala and Sheila A Gahagan},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes research},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the optimal cutoff of the homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) for diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adolescents and examine whether insulin resistance (IR), determined by this method, was related to genetic, biological, and environmental factors. METHODS In 667 adolescents (16.8 ± 0.3 y), BMI, waist circumference, glucose, insulin, adiponectin, diet, and physical activity were measured. Fat and fat-free mass were assessed by dual-energy… CONTINUE READING
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