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Comparison of pancreatic volume and fat amount linked with glucose homeostasis between healthy Caucasians and Koreans

Endocrinology
Author
Roh E et al
Used Parameters : FFM, FM, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Korea

Journal : Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism

Aim To compare pancreatic volume and fat amount, and their associations with glucose homeostasis, in a Korean and a white population. Materials and methods In 43 healthy Korean and 43 healthy white people, matched for age (±3 years) and body mass index (BMI;±1 kg/m2), we measured pancreatic volume and fat amount in the pancreas and abdomen using computed tomography. Pancreatic β‐cell function and insulin resistance were estimated according to biochemical characteristics and a 75‐g oral glucose tolerance …
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