Assessment of abnormal glucose homeostasis and insulin resistance in Turkish obese children and adolescents


Atabek M. E. , Pirgon O. , KURTOĞLU S.

DIABETES OBESITY & METABOLISM, vol.9, no.3, pp.304-310, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1463-1326.2006.00601.x
  • Title of Journal : DIABETES OBESITY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.304-310

Abstract

Background: The worldwide increase in the prevalence of childhood obesity is reaching epidemic proportions and is associated with a dramatic rise in cases of type 2 diabetes. We determined the prevalence of impaired glucose regulation and insulin resistance in obese children and adolescents.