Low birth weight and insulin resistance associated with lean body adiposity in an adolescent onset diabetic patient.

Abstract

We describe a patient characterized by reduced fetal growth, no history of rapid "catch-up" growth in prepubertal childhood, and adolescent onset diabetes. High doses of insulin were required for glycemic control. Pioglitazone treatment was followed by a deterioration of glycemic control and hepatic steatosis, while metformin treatment was followed by a… (More)

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@article{Igaki2006LowBW, title={Low birth weight and insulin resistance associated with lean body adiposity in an adolescent onset diabetic patient.}, author={Naoya Igaki and Maki Tanaka and Takeo Goto}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={2006}, volume={45 1}, pages={5-9} }