Insulin resistance and weight gain in postmenopausal women of diverse ethnic groups

@article{Howard2004InsulinRA,
  title={Insulin resistance and weight gain in postmenopausal women of diverse ethnic groups},
  author={Barbara V Howard and L Adams-Campbell and C Allen and H Black and Maureen Passaro and Rebecca J. Rodabough and B L Rodriguez and Monika Safford and Victor J. Stevens and Lynne E. Wagenknecht},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={1039-1047}
}
OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to examine the influence of insulin resistance on weight change in postmenopausal women of various ethnic groups.SUBJECTS: Data were obtained from 3389 women (60% White, 20% Black, 12% Hispanic, and 8% Asian/Pacific Islander), ages 50–79, enrolled in either the Women's Health Initiative Clinical trial or Observational Study, whose blood samples were selected randomly from the full cohort of 161 809 women for analyses.MEASUREMENTS: Glucose, insulin, and lipids… CONTINUE READING

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