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Michael Goran, PhD
Professor of Preventive Medicine
Dr. Robert C. Atkins Chair in Childhood Obesity and Diabetes
Co Director, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute
Preventive Medicine
CSC 212 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 3027

Publications

The Influence of Parental Education on Dietary Intake in Latino Youth. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Mar 07. View in: PubMed

Fructose in Breast Milk Is Positively Associated with Infant Body Composition at 6 Months of Age. Nutrients. 2017 Feb 16; 9(2). View in: PubMed

Longitudinal Associations Between Ambient Air Pollution with Insulin Sensitivity, ß-Cell Function, and Adiposity in Los Angeles Latino Children. Diabetes. 2017 Jan 30. View in: PubMed

Early-Life Sugar Consumption Affects the Rat Microbiome Independently of Obesity. J Nutr. 2017 Jan; 147(1):20-28. View in: PubMed

Lower omental t-regulatory cell count is associated with higher fasting glucose and lower ß-cell function in adults with obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Jun; 24(6):1274-82. View in: PubMed

The impact of sugar sweetened beverage intake on hunger and satiety in minority adolescents. Appetite. 2016 Feb 1; 97:43-8. View in: PubMed

Comparing glycemic indicators of prediabetes: a prospective study of obese Latino Youth. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Dec; 16(8):640-3. View in: PubMed

Associations between human milk oligosaccharides and infant body composition in the first 6 mo of life. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct 28. View in: PubMed

Effects of high-sugar and high-fiber meals on physical activity behaviors in Latino and African American adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Sep; 23(9):1886-94. View in: PubMed

Temporal relationships between adipocytokines and diabetes risk in Hispanic adolescents with obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jul; 23(7):1479-85. View in: PubMed

Salsalate treatment improves glycemia without altering adipose tissue in nondiabetic obese hispanics. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Feb 3. View in: PubMed

Effects of sucrose and high fructose corn syrup consumption on spatial memory function and hippocampal neuroinflammation in adolescent rats. Hippocampus. 2015 Feb; 25(2):227-39. View in: PubMed

The Association of Human Apolipoprotein C-III Sialylation Proteoforms with Plasma Triglycerides. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0144138. View in: PubMed

Laboratory Determined Sugar Content and Composition of Commercial Infant Formulas, Baby Foods and Common Grocery Items Targeted to Children. Nutrients. 2015; 7(7):5850-67. View in: PubMed

Built Environment Associations with Adiposity Parameters among Overweight and Obese Hispanic Youth. Prev Med Rep. 2015; 2:406-412. View in: PubMed

Perinatal Overnutrition Exacerbates Adipose Tissue Inflammation Caused by High-Fat Feeding in C57BL/6J Mice. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0121954. View in: PubMed

Fasting, post-OGTT challenge, and nocturnal free fatty acids in prediabetic versus normal glucose tolerant overweight and obese Latino adolescents. Acta Diabetol. 2014 Aug 11. View in: PubMed

Fructose content in popular beverages made with and without high-fructose corn syrup. Nutrition. 2014 Jul-Aug; 30(7-8):928-35. View in: PubMed

Macrophages and fibrosis in adipose tissue are linked to liver damage and metabolic risk in obese children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jun; 22(6):1512-9. View in: PubMed

Meal skipping linked to increased visceral adipose tissue and triglycerides in overweight minority youth. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 May; 22(5):E77-84. View in: PubMed

Fast-food restaurants, park access, and insulin resistance among Hispanic youth. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Apr; 46(4):378-87. View in: PubMed

Vegetable Consumption Is Linked to Decreased Visceral and Liver Fat and Improved Insulin Resistance in Overweight Latino Youth. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Mar 27. View in: PubMed

Modifying influence of dietary sugar in the relationship between cortisol and visceral adipose tissue in minority youth. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Feb; 22(2):474-81. View in: PubMed

Metabolic basis of ethnic differences in diabetes risk in overweight and obese youth. Curr Diab Rep. 2014 Feb; 14(2):455. View in: PubMed

Imagine HEALTH: results from a randomized pilot lifestyle intervention for obese Latino adolescents using Interactive Guided ImagerySM. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014; 14(1):28. View in: PubMed

Adipose tissue 11ßHSD1 gene expression, ßcell function and ectopic fat in obese African Americans versus Hispanics. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jan; 22(1):14-8. View in: PubMed

Genetic and clinical markers of elevated liver fat content in overweight and obese hispanic children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Dec; 21(12):E790-7. View in: PubMed

Temporal relationship between insulin sensitivity and the pubertal decline in physical activity in peripubertal Hispanic and African American females. Diabetes Care. 2013 Nov; 36(11):3739-45. View in: PubMed

Blunted nocturnal cortisol rise is associated with higher carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) in overweight African American and Latino youth. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Sep; 38(9):1658-67. View in: PubMed

Liver fat has a stronger association with risk factors for type 2 diabetes in African-American compared with Hispanic adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Sep; 98(9):3748-54. View in: PubMed

The obesogenic effect of high fructose exposure during early development. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2013 Aug; 9(8):494-500. View in: PubMed

How growing up sweet can turn sour. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Aug; 8(4):237-41. View in: PubMed

Eating breakfast more frequently is cross-sectionally associated with greater physical activity and lower levels of adiposity in overweight Latina and African American girls. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug; 98(2):275-81. View in: PubMed

One-hour glucose during an oral glucose challenge prospectively predicts ß-cell deterioration and prediabetes in obese Hispanic youth. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jun; 36(6):1681-6. View in: PubMed

Self-report-based estimates of energy intake offer an inadequate basis for scientific conclusions. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jun; 97(6):1413-5. View in: PubMed

Impact of gestational diabetes mellitus on pubertal changes in adiposity and metabolic profiles in Latino offspring. J Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 162(4):741-5. View in: PubMed

Ectopic fat deposition in prediabetic overweight and obese minority adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Mar; 98(3):1115-21. View in: PubMed

Automatic intra-subject registration-based segmentation of abdominal fat from water-fat MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Feb; 37(2):423-30. View in: PubMed

Sugar-sweetened beverages, genetic risk, and obesity. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 17; 368(3):285-6. View in: PubMed

Association between Osteocalcin, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Role of Total and Undercarboxylated Osteocalcin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Int J Endocrinol. 2013; 2013:197519. View in: PubMed

Sociocultural and socioeconomic influences on type 2 diabetes risk in overweight/obese African-American and Latino-American children and adolescents. J Obes. 2013; 2013:512914. View in: PubMed

High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: a global perspective. Glob Public Health. 2013; 8(1):55-64. View in: PubMed

High rates of fructose malabsorption are associated with reduced liver fat in obese African Americans. J Am Coll Nutr. 2012 Oct; 31(5):369-74. View in: PubMed

Genetic predisposition and increasing dietary fructose exposure: The perfect storm for fatty liver disease in Hispanics in the U. S. Dig Liver Dis. 2012 Sep; 44(9):711-3. View in: PubMed

Genetic-related and carbohydrate-related factors affecting liver fat accumulation. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2012 Jul; 15(4):392-6. View in: PubMed

Health-related quality of life in adolescents with or at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 160(6):911-7. View in: PubMed

Hemoglobin A1c above Threshold Level is Associated with Decreased ß-Cell Function in Overweight Latino Youth. J Pediatr. 2012 May; 160(5):751-6. View in: PubMed

Randomized controlled trial to improve adiposity, inflammation, and insulin resistance in obese african-american and latino youth. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Apr; 20(4):811-8. View in: PubMed

Increasing Physical Activity Decreases Hepatic Fat and Metabolic Risk Factors. J Exerc Physiol Online. 2012 Apr; 15(2):40-54. View in: PubMed

Impaired Insulin Sensitivity and Elevated Ectopic Fat in Healthy Obese vs. Nonobese Prepubertal Children. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Feb; 20(2):371-5. View in: PubMed

Targeting adipose tissue inflammation to treat the underlying basis of the metabolic complications of obesity. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2012; 73:49-60; discussion p61-6. View in: PubMed

Effects of breastfeeding and low sugar-sweetened beverage intake on obesity prevalence in Hispanic toddlers. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Jan; 95(1):3-8. View in: PubMed

Do neighbourhoods matter? Neighbourhood disorder and long-term trends in serum cortisol levels. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Jan; 66(1):24-9. View in: PubMed

Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the metabolic syndrome in minority youth. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Dec; 43(12):2307-13. View in: PubMed

Startup circuit training program reduces metabolic risk in Latino adolescents. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Nov; 43(11):2195-203. View in: PubMed

Subcutaneous adipose tissue macrophage infiltration is associated with hepatic and visceral fat deposition, hyperinsulinemia, and stimulation of NF-?B stress pathway. Subcutaneous adipose tissue macrophage infiltration is associated with hepatic and visceral fat deposition, hyperinsulinemia, and stimulation of NF-? B stress pathway. Diabetes. 2011 Nov; 60(11):2802-9. View in: PubMed

International journal of pediatric obesity: year in review 2010. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Aug; 6(3-4):163-8. View in: PubMed

Improving insulin resistance in obese youth: choose your measures wisely. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Jun; 6(2-2):e290-6. View in: PubMed

One-on-one lifestyle coaching for managing adolescent obesity: Findings from a pilot, randomized controlled trial in a real-world, clinical setting. Paediatr Child Health. 2011 Jun; 16(6):345-50. View in: PubMed

Subclinical atherosclerosis in Latino youth: progression of carotid intima-media thickness and its relationship to cardiometabolic risk factors. J Pediatr. 2011 Jun; 158(6):935-40. View in: PubMed

Relationships between IGF-1 and IGFBP-1 and adiposity in obese African-American and Latino adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 May; 19(5):933-8. View in: PubMed

International Journal of Pediatric Obesity under new leadership: rapid response, fair reviews and global reach. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2011 Apr; 6(2):82. View in: PubMed

Sugar content of popular sweetened beverages based on objective laboratory analysis: focus on fructose content. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Apr; 19(4):868-74. View in: PubMed

Fasting indicators of insulin sensitivity: effects of ethnicity and pubertal status. Diabetes Care. 2011 Apr; 34(4):994-9. View in: PubMed

Pubertal changes of insulin sensitivity, acute insulin response, and ß-cell function in overweight Latino youth. J Pediatr. 2011 Mar; 158(3):442-6. View in: PubMed

Ethnic differences in pancreatic fat accumulation and its relationship with other fat depots and inflammatory markers. Diabetes Care. 2011 Feb; 34(2):485-90. View in: PubMed

Quantification of Absolute Fat Mass by Magnetic Resonance Imaging: a Validation Study against Chemical Analysis. Int J Body Compos Res. 2011; 9(3):111-122. View in: PubMed

Increased hepatic fat in overweight Hispanic youth influenced by interaction between genetic variation in PNPLA3 and high dietary carbohydrate and sugar consumption. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 92(6):1522-7. View in: PubMed

Effects of PNPLA3 on liver fat and metabolic profile in Hispanic children and adolescents. Diabetes. 2010 Dec; 59(12):3127-30. View in: PubMed

Cortisol is negatively associated with insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino youth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct; 95(10):4729-35. View in: PubMed

Interventions for improving metabolic risk in overweight Latino youth. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2010 Oct; 5(5):451-5. View in: PubMed

Ethnic differences in insulin action in obese African-American and Latino adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Aug; 95(8):4048-51. View in: PubMed

Tissue-specificity and ethnic diversity in obesity-related risk of cancer may be explained by variability in insulin response and insulin signaling pathways. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Jun; 18(6):1071-8. View in: PubMed

Identification of brown adipose tissue in mice with fat-water IDEAL-MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 May; 31(5):1195-202. View in: PubMed

Comparison of fat-water MRI and single-voxel MRS in the assessment of hepatic and pancreatic fat fractions in humans. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Apr; 18(4):841-7. View in: PubMed

Increased physical activity and reduced adiposity in overweight Hispanic adolescents. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Mar; 42(3):478-84. View in: PubMed

Relationship between Insulin Sensitivity and Muscle Lipids may Differ with Muscle Group and Ethnicity. Open Obes J. 2010; 2:137-144. View in: PubMed

Feasibility of intravenous glucose tolerance testing prior to puberty. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2010; 5(1):51-5. View in: PubMed

Insulin sensitivity as an independent predictor of fat mass gain in Hispanic adolescents. Diabetes Care. 2009 Nov; 32(11):2114-5. View in: PubMed

Inverse relation between dietary fiber intake and visceral adiposity in overweight Latino youth. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Nov; 90(5):1160-6. View in: PubMed

Persistence of the metabolic syndrome and its influence on carotid artery intima media thickness in overweight Latino children. Atherosclerosis. 2009 Oct; 206(2):594-8. View in: PubMed

Persistence of the metabolic syndrome over 3 annual visits in overweight Hispanic children: association with progressive risk for type 2 diabetes. J Pediatr. 2009 Oct; 155(4):535-41. View in: PubMed

Randomized control trial to improve adiposity and insulin resistance in overweight Latino adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Aug; 17(8):1542-8. View in: PubMed

Association of breakfast skipping with visceral fat and insulin indices in overweight Latino youth. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Aug; 17(8):1528-33. View in: PubMed

Aerobic and strength training reduces adiposity in overweight Latina adolescents. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Jul; 41(7):1494-503. View in: PubMed

Obesity attenuates the contribution of African admixture to the insulin secretory profile in peripubertal children: a longitudinal analysis. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Jul; 17(7):1318-25. View in: PubMed

A high-sugar/low-fiber meal compared with a low-sugar/high-fiber meal leads to higher leptin and physical activity levels in overweight Latina females. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Jun; 109(6):1058-63. View in: PubMed

Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. Lancet. 2009 May 23; 373(9677):1743-4. View in: PubMed

Reduction in risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus in response to a low-sugar, high-fiber dietary intervention in overweight Latino adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Apr; 163(4):320-7. View in: PubMed

A brief dietary screener: appropriate for overweight Latino adolescents? J Am Diet Assoc. A brief dietary screener: appropriate for overweight Latino adolescents? J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Apr; 109(4):725-9. View in: PubMed

Acute effects of stress-reduction Interactive Guided Imagery(SM) on salivary cortisol in overweight Latino adolescents. J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Mar; 15(3):297-303. View in: PubMed

The interrelationships between abdominal adiposity, leptin and bone mineral content in overweight Latino children. Horm Res. 2009; 72(2):82-7. View in: PubMed

Ethnic-specific pathways to obesity-related disease: the Hispanic vs. African-American paradox. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Dec; 16(12):2561-5. View in: PubMed

Longitudinal analysis of the insulin-like growth factor system in African-American and European American children and adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Dec; 93(12):4917-23. View in: PubMed

Persistence of pre-diabetes in overweight and obese Hispanic children: association with progressive insulin resistance, poor beta-cell function, and increasing visceral fat. Diabetes. 2008 Nov; 57(11):3007-12. View in: PubMed

Birth weight and body composition in overweight Latino youth: a longitudinal analysis. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Nov; 16(11):2524-8. View in: PubMed

Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity in youth with type 2 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2008 Oct; 9(5):460-3. View in: PubMed

Insulin-like growth factor-I is inversely related to adiposity in overweight Latino children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Sep; 21(9):855-64. View in: PubMed

Dietary intake and the metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino children. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Aug; 108(8):1355-9. View in: PubMed

Associations among insulin, estrogen, and fat mass gain over the pubertal transition in African-American and European-American girls. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul; 93(7):2610-5. View in: PubMed

Low prevalence of pediatric type 2 diabetes: where's the epidemic? J Pediatr. Low prevalence of pediatric type 2 diabetes: where's the epidemic? J Pediatr. 2008 Jun; 152(6):753-5. View in: PubMed

Cardiorespiratory fitness predicts changes in adiposity in overweight Hispanic boys. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 May; 16(5):1072-7. View in: PubMed

Association between the metabolic syndrome and serum cortisol in overweight Latino youth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Apr; 93(4):1372-8. View in: PubMed

Cardiorespiratory fitness is strongly related to the metabolic syndrome in adolescents: response to Janssen and Cramp. Diabetes Care. 2008 Feb; 31(2):e8; author reply e9. View in: PubMed

Examining metabolic syndrome definitions in overweight Hispanic youth: a focus on insulin resistance. J Pediatr. 2008 Feb; 152(2):171-6. View in: PubMed

Exercise and insulin resistance in youth. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2008 Jan; 36(1):5-11. View in: PubMed

Reducing sedentary behavior in minority girls via a theory-based, tailored classroom media intervention. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2008; 3(4):240-8. View in: PubMed

Associations of dietary sugar and glycemic index with adiposity and insulin dynamics in overweight Latino youth. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov; 86(5):1331-8. View in: PubMed

Parental history and risk of type 2 diabetes in overweight Latino adolescents: a longitudinal analysis. Diabetes Care. 2007 Oct; 30(10):2700-5. View in: PubMed

Reduction in added sugar intake and improvement in insulin secretion in overweight latina adolescents. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2007 Jun; 5(2):183-93. View in: PubMed

Adiponectin independently predicts metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino youth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 May; 92(5):1809-13. View in: PubMed

Influence of breastfeeding on obesity and type 2 diabetes risk factors in Latino youth with a family history of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2007 Apr; 30(4):784-9. View in: PubMed

Developmental trajectories of overweight during childhood: role of early life factors. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Mar; 15(3):760-71. View in: PubMed

Lower bone mineral content in hypertensive compared with normotensive overweight Latino children and adolescents. Am J Hypertens. 2007 Feb; 20(2):190-6. View in: PubMed

Influence of gender, BMI and Hispanic ethnicity on physical activity in children. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(3):159-66. View in: PubMed

Feasibility of a home-based versus classroom-based nutrition intervention to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes in Latino youth. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(1):22-30. View in: PubMed

Frequency of hypoglycaemia during the intravenous glucose tolerance test in overweight children. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(2):122-5. View in: PubMed

Ethnic disparity in the relationship between obesity and plasma insulin-like growth factors: the multiethnic cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Nov; 15(11):2298-302. View in: PubMed

Associations of adiposity with measured and self-reported academic performance in early adolescence. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Oct; 14(10):1839-45. View in: PubMed

Effects of resistance training on insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino adolescent males. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006 Jul; 38(7):1208-15. View in: PubMed

Longitudinal influence of mother's child-feeding practices on adiposity in children. J Pediatr. 2006 Mar; 148(3):314-20. View in: PubMed

Acculturation is Associated With Higher VO2max in Overweight Hispanic Children. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2006 Mar; 18(1):89-100. View in: PubMed

Deterioration of insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in overweight Hispanic children during pubertal transition: a longitudinal assessment. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2006; 1(3):139-45. View in: PubMed

Longitudinal changes in insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, and beta-cell function during puberty. J Pediatr. 2006 Jan; 148(1):16-22. View in: PubMed

Aerobic fitness among Caucasian, African-American, and Latino youth. Ethn Dis. 2006; 16(1):120-5. View in: PubMed

Validity of new child-specific thoracic gas volume prediction equations for air-displacement plethysmography. BMC Pediatr. 2006; 6:18. View in: PubMed

Predicting abdominal adipose tissue in overweight Latino youth. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2006; 1(4):210-6. View in: PubMed

Early ethnic difference in insulin-like growth factor-1 is associated with African genetic admixture. Pediatr Res. 2005 Nov; 58(5):850-4. View in: PubMed

The relation of sugar intake to beta cell function in overweight Latino children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Nov; 82(5):1004-10. View in: PubMed

Decreased beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with impaired fasting glucose. Diabetes Care. 2005 Oct; 28(10):2519-24. View in: PubMed

Estimating energy requirements: regression based prediction equations or multiples of resting metabolic rate. Public Health Nutr. 2005 Oct; 8(7A):1184-6. View in: PubMed

Adiponectin is lower among African Americans and is independently related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents. Diabetes. 2005 Sep; 54(9):2772-8. View in: PubMed

Dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in black and white children. Obes Res. 2005 Sep; 13(9):1630-7. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular fitness and the metabolic syndrome in overweight latino youths. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005 Jun; 37(6):922-8. View in: PubMed

Interactive multimedia for promoting physical activity (IMPACT) in children. Obes Res. 2005 Apr; 13(4):762-71. View in: PubMed

Impaired glucose tolerance and bone mineral content in overweight latino children with a family history of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2005 Feb; 28(2):372-8. View in: PubMed

Relation between acanthosis nigricans and insulin sensitivity in overweight Hispanic children at risk for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2004 Jun; 27(6):1412-6. View in: PubMed

The metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents. Curr Diab Rep. 2004 Feb; 4(1):53-62. View in: PubMed

The metabolic syndrome in overweight Hispanic youth and the role of insulin sensitivity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jan; 89(1):108-13. View in: PubMed

Impaired glucose tolerance and reduced beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with a positive family history for type 2 diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jan; 89(1):207-12. View in: PubMed

Overweight as a risk factor in children: a focus on ethnicity. Ethn Dis. 2004; 14(1):94-110. View in: PubMed

Insulin sensitivity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in overweight Hispanic youth. Obes Res. 2004 Jan; 12(1):77-85. View in: PubMed

Predicting total body fat from anthropometry in Latino children. Obes Res. 2003 Oct; 11(10):1192-9. View in: PubMed

A festschrift for Roland L. Weinsier: nutrition scientist, educator, and clinician. Obes Res. 2003 Oct; 11(10):1246-62. View in: PubMed

Association between insulin sensitivity and post-glucose challenge plasma insulin values in overweight Latino youth. Diabetes Care. 2003 Jul; 26(7):2094-9. View in: PubMed

Obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Apr; 88(4):1417-27. View in: PubMed

Using genetic admixture to explain racial differences in insulin-related phenotypes. Diabetes. 2003 Apr; 52(4):1047-51. View in: PubMed

Prevention of type 2 diabetes in young people: a theoretical perspective. Pediatr Diabetes. 2003 Mar; 4(1):38-56. View in: PubMed

Influence of family history of type 2 diabetes on insulin sensitivity in prepubertal children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jan; 88(1):192-5. View in: PubMed

Insulin resistance and associated compensatory responses in african-american and Hispanic children. Diabetes Care. 2002 Dec; 25(12):2184-90. View in: PubMed

Effect of changes in fat distribution on the rates of change of insulin response in children. Obes Res. 2002 Oct; 10(10):978-84. View in: PubMed

Unique effect of visceral fat on insulin sensitivity in obese Hispanic children with a family history of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2002 Sep; 25(9):1631-6. View in: PubMed

Bone, muscle, and fat: sex-related differences in prepubertal children. Radiology. 2002 Aug; 224(2):338-44. View in: PubMed

Impaired glucose tolerance in obese children and adolescents. N Engl J Med. 2002 Jul 25; 347(4):290-2; author reply 290-2. View in: PubMed

Development of a prediction equation for insulin sensitivity from anthropometry and fasting insulin in prepubertal and early pubertal children. Diabetes Care. 2002 Jul; 25(7):1203-10. View in: PubMed

Insulin sensitivity and blood pressure in black and white children. Hypertension. 2002 Jul; 40(1):18-22. View in: PubMed

Validity of body mass index compared with other body-composition screening indexes for the assessment of body fatness in children and adolescents. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Jun; 75(6):978-85. View in: PubMed

Contribution of insulin secretion and clearance to glucose-induced insulin concentration in african-american and caucasian children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 May; 87(5):2218-24. View in: PubMed

Body-composition assessment via air-displacement plethysmography in adults and children: a review. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Mar; 75(3):453-67. View in: PubMed

Relation between mothers' child-feeding practices and children's adiposity. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Mar; 75(3):581-6. View in: PubMed

Longitudinal study on pubertal insulin resistance. Diabetes. 2001 Nov; 50(11):2444-50. View in: PubMed

Influence of total vs. visceral fat on insulin action and secretion in African American and white children. Obes Res. 2001 Aug; 9(8):423-31. View in: PubMed

Energy expenditure, physical activity, and obesity in children. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2001 Aug; 48(4):931-53. View in: PubMed

Metabolic precursors and effects of obesity in children: a decade of progress, 1990-1999. Am J Clin Nutr. 2001 Feb; 73(2):158-71. View in: PubMed

Visceral fat in prepubertal children: Influence of obesity, anthropometry, ethnicity, gender, diet, and growth. Am J Hum Biol. 1999; 11(2):201-207. View in: PubMed

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