Insulin sensitivity in African-American children with and without family history of type 2 diabetes.

@article{Danadian1999InsulinSI,
  title={Insulin sensitivity in African-American children with and without family history of type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Kapriel Danadian and Govindasamy Balasekaran and Vered Lewy and Manuel P. Meza and R. F. Robertson and Silva Arslanian},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={1325-9}
}
OBJECTIVE African-Americans are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. We have previously demonstrated that African-American children are hyperinsulinemic and insulin resistant compared with their white American peers. The aim of the present investigation was to assess the impact of family history of type 2 diabetes on insulin sensitivity in African-American children. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 13 prepubertal healthy children with negative family history (FH-) and 9 with positive… CONTINUE READING
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