JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.29, no.6, pp.669-673, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
children, fetuin A, insulin resistance, lipid accumulation, obesity, FATTY LIVER-DISEASE, METABOLIC SYNDROME, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, SERUM FETUIN, A LEVELS, ASSOCIATION, THICKNESS
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: Fetuin A is an inhibitor of insulin action and have been found to be related with subcutaneous lipid accumulation and insulin resistance. The relation of cardiac lipid accumulation, fetuin A and insulin resistance parameters in obese children is not well-known. The aim of the study was to evaluate the relation of serum fetuin A levels with subcutaneous and cardiac lipid accumulation, and insulin resistance parameters in Turkish obese children.