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ea0014p65 | (1) | ECE2007

Decreased insulin sensitivity in young lean hypertensive men is not associated with increased visceral fat and changes in plasma adipocytokines

Penesova Adela , Radikova Zofia , Cizmarova Eva , Belan Vitazoslav , Vigas Milan , Koska Juraj

Objective: Increased abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) deposition is associated with insulin resistance in obese and/or hypertensive patients. We investigated the association of insulin sensitivity with the amount of VAT in young, lean, non-treated males with recently established high normal blood pressure or hypertension grade 1 (HT).Subjects and methods: Twenty-one subjects with HT (age 20.3±0.6 years, BMI 22.4±0.5 kg/m2, sys...