Sex differences in blood pressure and its relationship to body composition and metabolism in adolescence.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To investigate during adolescence (1) sex differences in blood pressure (BP) and hemodynamic factors at rest and during physical and mental challenges and (2) whether these differences are mediated by body composition and glucose and lipid metabolism. DESIGN Cross-sectional study of a population-based cohort. SETTING Saguenay Youth Study… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2009.92

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