Obesity, Oxidative Stress, and Their Effect on Serum Heme Oxygenase-1 Concentrations and Insulin in Children Aged 3 to 5 Years in a Pediatric Hospital of the Ministry of Health CDMX.

@article{CarmonaMontesinos2016ObesityOS,
  title={Obesity, Oxidative Stress, and Their Effect on Serum Heme Oxygenase-1 Concentrations and Insulin in Children Aged 3 to 5 Years in a Pediatric Hospital of the Ministry of Health CDMX.},
  author={Enrique Carmona-Montesinos and Raul Velazquez-Perez and Edna Pichardo Aguirre and Selva Rivas-Arancibia},
  journal={Childhood obesity},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={474-481}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity during early stages of life may condition states of oxidative stress. Heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) is an enzyme involved in oxidative metabolism; it has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory functions and is related in sensitivity to insulin. However, a high concentration of this enzyme has been described to cause alterations such as insulin… CONTINUE READING