A low-glycemic index diet in the treatment of pediatric obesity.

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CONTEXT Conventional dietary approaches for the treatment of obesity have generally yielded disappointing results. OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of a low-glycemic index (GI) diet compared with a standard reduced-fat diet in the management of pediatric obesity. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of children attending an outpatient pediatric obesity… (More)

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@article{Spieth2000ALI, title={A low-glycemic index diet in the treatment of pediatric obesity.}, author={Leslie E. Spieth and J D Harnish and Carine M. Lenders and Lauren Raezer and Mark A Pereira and S J Hangen and David Ludwig}, journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine}, year={2000}, volume={154 9}, pages={947-51} }