A 6-month, office-based, low-carbohydrate diet intervention in obese teens.

@article{Siegel2009A6O,
  title={A 6-month, office-based, low-carbohydrate diet intervention in obese teens.},
  author={Robert M. Siegel and Whitney Rich and Evelyn C Joseph and Joan Linhardt and Jamie D Knight and Jane Khoury and Stephen Robert Daniels},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={745-9}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown the success of a low-carbohydrate diet (LCD) in adults. In one study, the LCD has also been shown as safe and effective in teens, the study period was only 12 weeks. Furthermore, there is no information on whether the LCD is a practical intervention in a pediatric office setting. OBJECTIVE The object of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of a LCD in obese children in a primary care pediatric setting. DESIGN/METHODS The study was done in 11… CONTINUE READING
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