Insulin and IGF-1 production were measured throughout childhood and puberty and into adult life. Basal insulin and IGF-1 secretion increased during puberty, falling back to prepubertal levels in adulthood. However, fasting glucose levels remained constant, implying an increase in tissue resistance to insulin coinciding with puberty.
|Number of pages||4|
|Issue number||Suppl 3|
|Publication status||Published - 1992|