Insulin resistance and weight gain in postmenopausal women of diverse ethnic groups Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ethnic Groups
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Postmenopause
  • Weight Gain

abstract

  • Insulin resistance appears to be a predictor of weight gain in postmenopausal women, except for the most obese women. The effect is more pronounced in women who have a lower BMI, and the effect was not seen in the Black women who as a group had a higher BMI.

publication date

  • August 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.ijo.0802645

PubMed ID

  • 15254486

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1039

end page

  • 47

volume

  • 28

number

  • 8