Insulin, physical activity, and caloric intake in postmenopausal women: breast cancer implications.

@article{Chlebowski2004InsulinPA,
  title={Insulin, physical activity, and caloric intake in postmenopausal women: breast cancer implications.},
  author={Rowan Chlebowski and Mary B Pettinger and Marcia L. Stefanick and Barbara V Howard and Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani and Anne Mctiernan},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 22},
  pages={
          4507-13
        }
}
PURPOSE Increased physical activity and programs to reduce body mass index (BMI) with both increased physical activity and decreased caloric intake have been proposed to reduce insulin as a potential mediator of breast cancer and other chronic diseases. However, there are few data on the relative contribution of physical activity, caloric intake, and BMI to fasting insulin levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS An ethnically diverse subsample of 2,996 mostly healthy postmenopausal women with no prior… CONTINUE READING
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