Insulin Resistance and Body Fat Distribution in South Asian Men Compared to Caucasian Men

@article{Chandalia2007InsulinRA,
  title={Insulin Resistance and Body Fat Distribution in South Asian Men Compared to Caucasian Men},
  author={Manisha S. Chandalia and Ping Lin and Thanalakshmi Seenivasan and Edward H. Livingston and Peter G. Doyle J. Laurie Snell and Scott M Grundy and Nicola Abate},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={39 - 58}
}
OBJECTIVE South Asians are susceptible to insulin resistance even without obesity. We examined the characteristics of body fat content, distribution and function in South Asian men and their relationships to insulin resistance compared to Caucasians. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Twenty-nine South Asian and 18 Caucasian non-diabetic men (age 27+/-3 and 27+/-3 years, respectively) underwent euglycemic-hyperinsulinemic clamp for insulin sensitivity, underwater weighing for total body fat, MRI of… CONTINUE READING
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