Lifestyle-only intervention attenuates the inflammatory state associated with obesity: a randomized controlled study in adolescents.

@article{Balagopal2005LifestyleonlyIA,
  title={Lifestyle-only intervention attenuates the inflammatory state associated with obesity: a randomized controlled study in adolescents.},
  author={P Babu Balagopal and Donald E. George and Norman Patton and Hossein N Yarandi and William L. Roberts and Edward Bayne and Samuel S. Gidding},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={146 3},
  pages={342-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The primary goals were to understand the relationship among the inflammatory factors, C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and fibrinogen, and indices of obesity in normoglycemic, insulin-resistant adolescents and to investigate the impact of a lifestyle-only intervention on these nontraditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled lifestyle-only intervention study in adolescents. Of the 21 adolescents studied, 15 obese… CONTINUE READING

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