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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

. High-Fructose Corn-Syrup-Sweetened Beverage Intake Increases 5-Hour Breast Milk Fructose Concentrations in Lactating Women Nutrients. 2018 May 24; 10(6). View in: PubMed

. The Influence of Parental Education on Dietary Intake in Latino Youth J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Feb; 20(1):250-254. View in: PubMed

. Exposure to traffic-related air pollution and the composition of the gut microbiota in overweight and obese adolescents Environ Res. 2018 Feb; 161:472-478. 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 07; 66(7):1789-1796. View in: PubMed

. Early-Life Sugar Consumption Affects the Rat Microbiome Independently of Obesity J Nutr. 2017 01; 147(1):20-28. View in: PubMed

. The impact of sugar sweetened beverage intake on hunger and satiety in minority adolescents Appetite. 2016 Feb 01; 97:43-8. 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 06; 24(6):1274-82. 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 Dec; 102(6):1381-8. 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

. Laboratory Determined Sugar Content and Composition of Commercial Infant Formulas, Baby Foods and Common Grocery Items Targeted to Children Nutrients. 2015 Jul 16; 7(7):5850-67. 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

. Fasting, post-OGTT challenge, and nocturnal free fatty acids in prediabetic versus normal glucose tolerant overweight and obese Latino adolescents Acta Diabetol. 2015 Apr; 52(2):277-84. View in: PubMed

. Salsalate treatment improves glycemia without altering adipose tissue in nondiabetic obese hispanics Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Mar; 23(3):543-51. 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

. 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

. Vegetable consumption is linked to decreased visceral and liver fat and improved insulin resistance in overweight Latino youth J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Nov; 114(11):1776-83. 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

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

. Imagine HEALTH: results from a randomized pilot lifestyle intervention for obese Latino adolescents using Interactive Guided ImagerySM BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Jan 17; 14:28. 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

. 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

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

. 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

. 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 01 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 US. 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 vsnonobese 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

. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Jan; 66(1):24-9. 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

. 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. 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

. 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

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

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

. 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

. 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

. 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

. 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

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

. 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 vsAfrican-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

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

. 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. 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

. 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

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

. 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

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

. Validity of new child-specific thoracic gas volume prediction equations for air-displacement plethysmography BMC Pediatr. 2006 Jun 05; 6:18. 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

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

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

. 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

. 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

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

. 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

. 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

. 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

. 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

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

. A festschrift for Roland LWeinsier: 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

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

. 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

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

. 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 vsvisceral 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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