The relationship between serum magnesium levels with childhood obesity and insulin resistance: a review of the literature


Celik N. , Andiran N., Yilmaz A. E.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.24, ss.675-678, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem.2011.255
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.675-678

Özet

Background: Magnesium, the second most abundant intracellular cation, plays a major role in regulating insulin effect and insulin mediated glucose uptake. It has been shown that serum magnesium levels were negatively correlated with HOMA-IR (homeostasis model of insulin resistance) index.