Insulin secretion and sensitivity in black versus white prepubertal healthy children.

@article{Arslanian1997InsulinSA,
  title={Insulin secretion and sensitivity in black versus white prepubertal healthy children.},
  author={Silva Arslanian and Chittiwat Suprasongsin and Janine E. Janosky},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1997},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={1923-7}
}
We had previously demonstrated greater insulin secretion and lower insulin sensitivity in black pubertal adolescents compared with whites. This study aimed to investigate whether similar black/white differences are present in the prepubertal period or are characteristics of the pubertal period. Twelve black and 11 white healthy prepubertal children, matched for age, body mass index, and Tanner I pubertal development, underwent a 2-h hyperglycemic clamp (225 mg/dL). Physical fitness was assessed… CONTINUE READING

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