Insulin resistance and parental obesity as predictors to response to therapeutic life style change in obese children and adolescents 10-18 years old.

@article{PinhasHamiel2008InsulinRA,
  title={Insulin resistance and parental obesity as predictors to response to therapeutic life style change in obese children and adolescents 10-18 years old.},
  author={Orit Pinhas-Hamiel and Liat Lerner-Geva and Nancy M Copperman and Marc S. Jacobson},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={437-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To study insulin resistance and parental obesity as predictors of improvement in weight status in obese children and adolescents undergoing therapeutic life change intervention (TLC). DESIGN A retrospective chart review. SUBJECTS One hundred thirty-four adolescents 10 to 18 years old above the 95th percentile for body mass index (BMI), referred to the Center for Atherosclerosis Prevention from January through December 2003. MEASUREMENTS BMI, fasting insulin, homeostasis model… CONTINUE READING

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