How to screen obese children at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus?

@article{Aa2014HowTS,
  title={How to screen obese children at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus?},
  author={Marloes P. van der Aa and Soulmaz Fazeli Farsani and Lisa A. J. Kromwijk and Anthonius de Boer and Catherijne A J Knibbe and Marja M J van der Vorst},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={
          337-42
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recommended screening to identify children at risk for diabetes and its precursors impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and insulin resistance (IR) is fasted plasma glucose (FPG). This study evaluates the added value of fasted plasma insulin (FPI). METHODS This study analyzed routinely collected data of an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) of 311 obese children (age 10.8 ± 3.2 years). Diabetes and IGT were defined according to the American Diabetes Association criteria, IR as… CONTINUE READING
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