Insulin sensitivity in prepubertal Caucasian normal weight children.

  title={Insulin sensitivity in prepubertal Caucasian normal weight children.},
  author={Fabio Giuseppe Masuccio and Franca Maria Lattanzio and Sabino Matera and Cosimo Giannini and Francesco G Chiarelli and Angelika Mohn},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  volume={22 8},
BACKGROUND Determining whether or not a child is insulin resistant is becoming a matter of fundamental interest even in childhood, as the incidence of metabolic complications of insulin resistance is rising. Thus reference values are needed. AIM To set percentiles for HOMA-IR and WBISI in Caucasian normal weight prepubertal children. POPULATION 238 normal weight prepubertal Caucasian children (126 males/112 females). METHODS After physical examination including anthropometric measurements… CONTINUE READING

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