Higher serum insulin level due to greater total body fat mass in offspring of patients with essential hypertension.

@article{Ishibashi1993HigherSI,
  title={Higher serum insulin level due to greater total body fat mass in offspring of patients with essential hypertension.},
  author={Fukashi Ishibashi},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={63-8}
}
To determine whether the offspring of hypertensive patients (OHP) might have a higher serum insulin level than offspring of normotensive parents, we studied 152 girls in junior high school, 21 of whom had at least one hypertensive parent. The remaining 131 girls had normotensive parents and served as the controls. After an overnight fast, we measured the… CONTINUE READING