Published: Diabetes Care
Authors: Pedro A Velásquez-Mieyer 1 , Patricia A Cowan, Sylvia Pérez-Faustinelli, Ramfis Nieto-Martínez, Cesar Villegas-Barreto, Elizabeth A Tolley, Robert H Lustig, Bruce S Alpert
Compared with Caucasians, obese African-American adolescents have a higher risk for type 2 diabetes. Subclinical inflammation and reduced glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) concentration are linked to the pathogenesis of the disease.