Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 28th, 2005
In a recent report, researchers in Turkey conducted a study "to investigate the degree of endothelial activation and inflammation in prepubertal obese children and to determine the relationship between the markers of endothelial activation, inflammation, and cardiovascular risk factors."
F.S. Ezgu and colleagues working at Gazi University Hospital explained, "In 30 obese and 28 healthy prepubertal children, soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and endothelial leukocyte adhesion molecule-1 (sE-selectin) as markers of endothelial...
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