Weight, physical activity, and smoking as determinants of insulinemia in adolescents.

@article{RamrezLpez2001WeightPA,
  title={Weight, physical activity, and smoking as determinants of insulinemia in adolescents.},
  author={Guadalupe Ram{\'i}rez-L{\'o}pez and Clicerio Gonz{\'a}lez-Villalpando and Jos{\'e} S{\'a}nchez-Corona and Jorge Salmer{\'o}n-Castro and Manuel Gonz{\'a}lez-Ortiz and Alfredo de Jes{\'u}s Celis-de la Rosa and Victoria Valles-S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={208-13}
}
BACKGROUND It is known that insulinemia is the result of the interaction among several factors, such as weight, body fat pattern distribution, and physical activity as well as ethnicity. There is little information regarding this question among Mexican adolescents. The association among fasting insulin levels, weight, fat distribution, physical activity, and cigarette smoking was studied in Mexican adolescents. METHODS Cross-sectional data were collected from 352 Mexican adolescents aged 14… CONTINUE READING