Insulin resistance in obesity: body-weight or energy balance?

  title={Insulin resistance in obesity: body-weight or energy balance?},
  author={Abid R Assali and Anat Ganor and Ytzhak Beigel and Z Shafer and Tiberiu Hershcovici and Menahem Fainaru},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  volume={171 2},
Weight reduction is recommended for the treatment of subjects with insulin resistance (IR) syndrome; however, the relative importance of the decrease in body fat or the negative energy balance achieved during a hypo-energetic diet in the improvement of this metabolic syndrome is still debated. Therefore, we undertook to study their relative impact on amelioration of the metabolic abnormalities associated with IR in obese subjects. Twelve obese subjects (six males and six females, mean+/-s.d… CONTINUE READING


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