TABLE 2

Pubertal changes in children at low, medium, and high percentage fat

Low percentage fat
Medium percentage fat
High percentage fat
Significant effects
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Fasting glucose (mg/dl)92.8 ± 4.597.3 ± 3.893.6 ± 6.196.9 ± 5.193.9 ± 4.696.7 ± 3.8Time
Fasting insulin (μIU/ml)10.1 ± 5.413.5 ± 2.611.3 ± 2.216.8 ± 5.620.7 ± 9.625.0 ± 15.8Time; fat
SI [×10−4 min−1/(μIU/ml)]6.8 ± 0.84.5 ± 0.44.0 ± 0.82.8 ± 0.42.6 ± 0.81.7 ± 0.4Time; fat
AIR (μIU/ml)1,351 ± 7501,608 ± 1,1581,250 ± 6211,412 ± 7931,997 ± 2,2792,922 ± 4,891None
DI (×10−4 min−1)7,816 ± 4,9856,159 ± 3,1534,254 ± 1,4673,394 ± 1,5743,902 ± 3,2162,141 ± 1,314Time; fat
  • Data are means ± SD. Time*fat interaction was not significant for any variable.