Relationship between insulin resistance, weight loss, and coronary heart disease risk in healthy, obese women.

@article{McLaughlin2001RelationshipBI,
  title={Relationship between insulin resistance, weight loss, and coronary heart disease risk in healthy, obese women.},
  author={Tracey M McLaughlin and Fahim A. Abbasi and Hee Seung Kim and Cindy Lamendola and Patricia Schaaf and Gerald Mark Reaven},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2001},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={795-800}
}
Several popular books have recently been published stating that being insulin-resistant favors weight gain and/or prevents weight loss. Because this view seems to have gained widespread support in the general population, we thought it important to perform the current study testing the hypothesis that differences in insulin-mediated glucose disposal do not affect weight loss in response to calorie-restricted diets. For this purpose, we studied the change in weight and risk factors for coronary… CONTINUE READING