Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 17th, 2006
"It is well known that obesity is a contributor to insulin resistance," said senior researcher Jorge Calles-Escandon, MD "Our research suggests that race may also be an important factor. Almost half of lean, black women had insulin resistance - double the rate in Hispanic or Caucasian women."
The results were reported at ENDO 2006, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Boston.
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