International Journal of Endocrinology / 2011 / Article / Fig 2

Clinical Study

Moderate Weight Reduction in an Outpatient Obesity Intervention Program Significantly Reduces Insulin Resistance and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Severely Obese Adolescents

Figure 2

Leptin levels before and after weight loss. Leptin (ng/mL) was measured before and after weight loss as described in the methods. Box plots represent the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentiles. Statistical analysis was performed by Wilcoxon signed rank test.