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, vol.24, pp.675-678, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2011.255
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.675-678

Abstract

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.