Relationship between lipid abnormalities and insulin resistance in Japanese school children.

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OBJECTIVE Dyslipidemia and insulin resistance (IR) are risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in adults. To help prevent the development of CHD, it may be useful to understand the relationship between lipid abnormalities and IR during childhood. METHODS AND RESULTS IR was assessed by the homeostasis model approximation index. We studied 1175… (More)

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