Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in prepubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome.

@article{Bardsley2011InsulinRA,
  title={Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in prepubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome.},
  author={Martha Zeger Bardsley and Bonita E. Falkner and Karen Kowal and Judith Levine Ross},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2011},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={866-70}
}
AIMS To investigate risk factors for metabolic syndrome in prepubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome. METHODS Eighty-nine boys with Klinefelter syndrome, ages 4-12.9 years, and 34 age-matched control boys had height, weight, waist circumference and blood pressure measured and their parents completed a questionnaire about physical activity. The boys with Klinefelter syndrome also had measurement of lipids, fasting glucose and insulin. Insulin-glucose homeostasis model assessment was… CONTINUE READING