Insulin resistance syndrome and left ventricular mass in healthy young people.

@article{Davis2002InsulinRS,
  title={Insulin resistance syndrome and left ventricular mass in healthy young people.},
  author={Catherine L. Davis and Gaston L Kapuku and Harold Snieder and Mahendra Kumar and Frank A Treiber},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={324 2},
  pages={72-5}
}
BACKGROUND Findings of atherosclerotic plaques in adolescents, in the context of current epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes in youth, demand investigation into early cardiovascular risk development. Left ventricular hypertrophy has been linked to hypertension, obesity, and insulin resistance. METHODS Insulin resistance syndrome characteristics (fasting glucose and insulin; systolic blood pressure; waist girth) were measured in 70 normotensive, normoglycemic young people (60% male, 62… CONTINUE READING

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