volume 56, issue 1, P12-18 2012
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302012000100003
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective: To verify the influence of visceral and subcutaneous fat, as well adipokines in bone mineral density (BMD) in obese adolescents. Subjects and methods: The study involved 125 postpubertal obese adolescents (45 boys and 80 girls). Anthropometric measurements, body composition, visceral and subcutaneous fat, and BMD were determined. Leptin, adiponectin, and insulin levels also analyzed. Results: Data demonstrated a negative relationship between BMD with insulin resistance, visceral fat and lep…

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