Whole-body skeletal muscle mass is not related to glucose tolerance or insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese men and women.

@article{Kuk2008WholebodySM,
  title={Whole-body skeletal muscle mass is not related to glucose tolerance or insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese men and women.},
  author={Jennifer L Kuk and Katherine Kilpatrick and Lance E Davidson and Robert Hudson and Robert Ross},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={769-74}
}
The relationship between skeletal muscle mass, visceral adipose tissue, insulin sensitivity, and glucose tolerance was examined in 214 overweight or obese, but otherwise healthy, men (n = 98) and women (n = 116) who participated in various exercise and (or) weight-loss intervention studies. Subjects had a 75 g oral glucose tolerance test and (or) insulin… CONTINUE READING