Reversal of Early Abnormalities in Glucose Metabolism in Obese Youth: Results of an Intensive Lifestyle Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Savoye2014ReversalOE,
  title={Reversal of Early Abnormalities in Glucose Metabolism in Obese Youth: Results of an Intensive Lifestyle Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Mary Savoye and Sonia Caprio and James D Dziura and Anne W. Camp and Greg Germain and Craig Summers and Fangyong Li and Melissa M. Shaw and Paulina Nowicka and Romy Kursawe and Fredrick DePourcq and Grace Eun Hye Kim and William V Tamborlane},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE The childhood obesity epidemic has been accompanied by an increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D), particularly in minority children. Twenty to thirty percent of obese youth have "prediabetes," a precursor to diabetes marked by insulin resistance, β-cell dysfunction, and impaired glucose tolerance. The Diabetes Prevention Program demonstrated that T2D could be prevented/delayed by intensive lifestyle modification in adults with prediabetes, but efficacy of similar interventions… CONTINUE READING