Oxidative stress in obese children and its relation with insulin resistance
AuthorOzgen, Ilker Tolga
TASCILAR, Mehmet Emre
GUNCIKAN, Mustafa Nuri
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Background: In obese populations, oxidative stress plays a major role in the pathogenesis of serious diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, and atherosclerosis. In this study, we investigated the status of oxidative stress in obese children as to nitrite/nitrate and glutathione peroxidase levels, and their relation with insulin resistance (IR).