Osteocalcin and type 2 diabetes risk in Latinos: A life course approach.

Zoe M. González-García, Iftikhar Jan Kullo, Dawn K. Coletta, Lawrence J. Mandarino, Gabriel Q. Shaibi

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Abstract

Objective: To examine associations between circulating levels of the bone-derived protein osteocalcin (OC) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) risk in Latino children and adults. Methods: Serum OC was measured in 136 children and 531 adults who had the following T2D risk factors assessed, body mass index (BMI), Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), fasting and 2-hour glucose during an oral glucose tolerance test. Results: OC was significantly higher in children than adults (209.0±12.1 vs. 41.0±0.9 ng/ml, p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)859-861
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Human Biology
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015

Keywords

  • Disparities
  • Hispanic
  • IGT
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology
  • Anatomy
  • Genetics
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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    González-García, Z. M., Kullo, I. J., Coletta, D. K., Mandarino, L. J., & Shaibi, G. Q. (2015). Osteocalcin and type 2 diabetes risk in Latinos: A life course approach. American Journal of Human Biology, 27(6), 859-861. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22745