METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.12, no.6, pp.320-323, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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METABOLIC SYNDROME AND RELATED DISORDERS
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Objective: Insulin resistance appears to be the most likely underlying mechanism in metabolic syndrome. Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is an easily identifiable skin lesion and associated with insulin resistance. We aimed to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and AN in overweight and obese women and the association between AN and anthropometric and metabolic parameters.