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Weight, adiposity, and physical activity as determinants of an insulin sensitivity index in pima Indian children.

Authors
  • Bunt, Joy C
  • Salbe, Arline D
  • Harper, Inge T
  • Hanson, Robert L
  • Tataranni, P Antonio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Care
Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2003
Volume
26
Issue
9
Pages
2524–2530
Identifiers
PMID: 12941713
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These data suggest that early establishment and maintenance of an active lifestyle can have a beneficial effect on ISI that is partially independent of changes in weight or adiposity. This is particularly relevant considering the current epidemics of both obesity and type 2 diabetes in children.

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