Relation of total homocysteine level with metabolic and anthropometric variables in obese children and adolescents


ABACI A., Akelma A. Z., Ozdemir O., Hizli S., Razi C. H., Akin K. O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, no.1, pp.69-76, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1011-1252
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.69-76
  • Keywords: Atherosclerosis, homocysteine, insulin resistance, obesity, puberty, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-FACTORS, MEAN PLATELET VOLUME, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, PLASMA HOMOCYSTEINE, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, SERUM LEPTIN, HYPERHOMOCYSTEINEMIA, ASSOCIATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: To evaluate the total homocysteine (tHcy) level, a risk factor for atherosclerosis, atherothrombosis, and insulin resistance, for sex and pubertal state differences in obese children. Its relationship with metabolic and anthropometric parameters was also investigated.