Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 12th, 2005
According to a study from Argentina, "The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in obese children and adolescents and to examine insulin resistance and insulin secretion. We studied 427 asymptomatic obese patients. DM2 and IGT were diagnosed by an oral glucose tolerance test. Insulin resistance and P-cell function were assessed by using homeostasis model assessment (HOMA),...
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