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Nutrición Hospitalaria

On-line version ISSN 1699-5198Print version ISSN 0212-1611

Abstract

CHAIA KAIPPERT, Vanessa et al. Influence of the body mass and visceral adiposity on glucose metabolism in obese women with Pro12Pro genotype in PPARgamma2 gene. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2013, vol.28, n.3, pp.694-700. ISSN 1699-5198.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3305/nh.2013.28.3.6372.

Introduction: Glucose metabolism may be altered in obesity and genotype for PPAR 2 can influence this variable. Objective: To evaluate the influence of body mass (BM) and visceral adiposity (VA) in glucose metabolism in morbid obese women with Pro12Pro genotype. Methods: Were selected 25 morbidly obese women. Groups were formed according to body mass index (BMI) [G1: 40-45 kg/m2 (n = 17); G2: > 45 kg/m2 (n = 8)]. Anthropometric, glycemia and insulinemia assessments (fasting, 60 and 120 minutes after high polyunsaturated fatty acids meal) were carried out. The insulin resistance (IR) and insulin sensitivity (IS) were assessed by HOMA-IR and QUICKI respectively. Results: G2 had higher BMI and waist circumference, compared to G1, impaired fasting glucose, low IS and higher IR. The postprandial glucose was normal, but there was a higher insulin peak one hour after the meal in G2. Conclusion: Increased BM and VA were associated with worse glucose metabolism suggesting metabolic differences between morbid obese with Pro12Pro genotype.

Keywords : Obesity; Body mass index; Glucose metabolism; Insulin resistance; PPARgamma.

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