Magnesium deficiency is associated with insulin resistance in obese children.

@article{Huerta2005MagnesiumDI,
  title={Magnesium deficiency is associated with insulin resistance in obese children.},
  author={Milagros Gloria Huerta and James N Roemmich and Marit L Kington and Viktor E. Bovbjerg and Arthur L. Weltman and Viola F Holmes and James T. Patrie and Alan D Rogol and Jerry L Nadler},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={1175-81}
}
OBJECTIVE Magnesium deficiency has been associated with insulin resistance (IR) and increased risk for type 2 diabetes in adults. This study was designed to determine whether obese children exhibit serum or dietary magnesium deficiency and its potential association with IR. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We studied 24 obese nondiabetic children (BMI > or… CONTINUE READING
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