International Journal of Endocrinology / 2011 / Article / Tab 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

Table 2

Metabolic characteristics before and after participation in the obesity intervention program. Data are shown as means ± SD.

Before treatmentAfter treatment

Fasting insulin (μU/mL) <0.03
Peak insulin (μU/mL) <0.006
HOMA <0.03
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) n.s.
Peak glucose (mmol/L) <0.03
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) <0.0001
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) <0.002
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) <0.004
Triglycerides (mmol/L) n.s.