Summary: Asian Indian children are more adipose than white UK children, despite significantly lower body mass indices. They are also more insulin resistant, even after adjustment for adiposity.
Differences in body composition and metabolic status between white UK and Asian Indian children (EarlyBird 24 and the Pune Maternal Nutrition Study)
Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Pediatric Obesity © 2012 International Association for the Study of Obesity
Volume 7, Issue 5, pages 347–354, October 2012
How to Cite
Lakshmi, S., Metcalf, B., Joglekar, C., Yajnik, C. S., Fall, C. H. and Wilkin, T. J. (2012), Differences in body composition and metabolic status between white UK and Asian Indian children (EarlyBird 24 and the Pune Maternal Nutrition Study). Pediatric Obesity, 7: 347–354. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2012.00063.x
Grants: Wellcome Trust, MRC (UK), SNEHA (India), Bright Future Trust, Diabetes UK, Child Growth Foundation, Department of Health (UK) and the EarlyBird Diabetes Trust.
- Issue published online: 11 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 13 MAR 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 28 FEB 2012
- Manuscript Received: 3 NOV 2011
- Wellcome Trust
- MRC (UK)
- SNEHA (India)
- Bright Future Trust
- Diabetes UK
- Child Growth Foundation
- Department of Health (UK)
- EarlyBird Diabetes Trust
- the Medical Research Council
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