Prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and development of insulin resistance in 10 year old children

Elisabeth Thiering, Irene Brüske, Jürgen Kratzsch, Joachim Thiery, Christine Meisinger, Sybille Koletzko, Carl-Peter Bauer, Stefanie Sausenthaler, Andrea Von Berg, Dietrich Berdel, Irina Lehmann, Olf Herbarth, Ursula Krämer, H.-Erich Wichmann & Joachim Heinrich
Introduction: In this study, we evaluated the association between prenatal and postnatal exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and the development of insulin resistance in 10 year old children. Material and methods: Fasting blood samples were collected from 470 children participating in two prospective[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]