Relation of regional fat distribution to insulin sensitivity in postmenopausal women.

@article{Sites2000RelationOR,
  title={Relation of regional fat distribution to insulin sensitivity in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Cynthia K. Sites and Jorge Calles-Escand{\'o}n and Martin Brochu and Marian I. Butterfield and Takamaru Ashikaga and Eric T. Poehlman},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2000},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={61-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between insulin sensitivity and total and regional body fat in nonobese postmenopausal women. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING A clinical research center. PATIENT(S) Twenty-seven women in the early postmenopausal period, with a mean (+/-SD) age of 50.8 +/- 4.1 years, who had had their last menstrual period 6 months to 3 years before the study. None were taking hormone replacement therapy, and all had an FSH level of >35 mIU/mL, a body mass index of… CONTINUE READING
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