Marc J Weigensberg

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Imagine HEALTH: results from a randomized pilot lifestyle intervention for obese Latino adolescents using Interactive Guided ImagerySM
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 2250 Alcazar St, Ste 211, Los Angeles 90089, CA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:28. 2014
  2. pmc Acute effects of stress-reduction Interactive Guided Imagery(SM) on salivary cortisol in overweight Latino adolescents
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:297-303. 2009
  3. pmc Association between the metabolic syndrome and serum cortisol in overweight Latino youth
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, 2250 Alcazar Street, CSC 200, Los Angeles, California 90089 9073, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1372-8. 2008
  4. pmc Ethnic differences in insulin action in obese African-American and Latino adolescents
    Rebecca E Hasson
    University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2250 Alcazar Street, Clinical Sciences Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4048-51. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance and reduced beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with a positive family history for type 2 diabetes
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:207-12. 2004
  6. pmc Deterioration of insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in overweight Hispanic children during pubertal transition: a longitudinal assessment
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:139-45. 2006
  7. pmc Dietary intake and the metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino children
    Emily E Ventura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1355-9. 2008
  8. pmc Increased hepatic fat in overweight Hispanic youth influenced by interaction between genetic variation in PNPLA3 and high dietary carbohydrate and sugar consumption
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1522-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Birth weight and body composition in overweight Latino youth: a longitudinal analysis
    Louise A Kelly
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2524-8. 2008
  10. pmc Aerobic and strength training reduces adiposity in overweight Latina adolescents
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1494-503. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Imagine HEALTH: results from a randomized pilot lifestyle intervention for obese Latino adolescents using Interactive Guided ImagerySM
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, 2250 Alcazar St, Ste 211, Los Angeles 90089, CA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:28. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Acute effects of stress-reduction Interactive Guided Imagery(SM) on salivary cortisol in overweight Latino adolescents
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:297-303. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Association between the metabolic syndrome and serum cortisol in overweight Latino youth
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, 2250 Alcazar Street, CSC 200, Los Angeles, California 90089 9073, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1372-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this report is to investigate the associations between metabolic syndrome (MS) and levels of morning serum cortisol in a cohort of overweight Latino youth...
  4. pmc Ethnic differences in insulin action in obese African-American and Latino adolescents
    Rebecca E Hasson
    University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, 2250 Alcazar Street, Clinical Sciences Center, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4048-51. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether African-Americans demonstrate an exaggerated insulin response to an oral glucose challenge and whether any differences are seen in more obese children in advanced pubertal development...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance and reduced beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with a positive family history for type 2 diabetes
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:207-12. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Deterioration of insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in overweight Hispanic children during pubertal transition: a longitudinal assessment
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:139-45. 2006
    ..To examine 1-year changes in insulin dynamics in overweight Hispanic children at high-risk of type 2 diabetes as a function of body composition and pubertal transition...
  7. pmc Dietary intake and the metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino children
    Emily E Ventura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1355-9. 2008
    ..Increases in soluble fiber through the daily consumption of fruits, vegetables, and beans may improve metabolic health in Latino children...
  8. pmc Increased hepatic fat in overweight Hispanic youth influenced by interaction between genetic variation in PNPLA3 and high dietary carbohydrate and sugar consumption
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1522-7. 2010
    ..Animal models have also shown that PNPLA3 expression can be regulated by dietary carbohydrate...
  9. doi request reprint Birth weight and body composition in overweight Latino youth: a longitudinal analysis
    Louise A Kelly
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2524-8. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Aerobic and strength training reduces adiposity in overweight Latina adolescents
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:1494-503. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of breastfeeding on obesity and type 2 diabetes risk factors in Latino youth with a family history of type 2 diabetes
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:784-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether breastfeeding is related to total adiposity, regional adiposity, and glucose and insulin dynamics in overweight Latino youth throughout puberty...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, and beta-cell function during puberty
    Geoff D C Ball
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Pediatr 148:16-22. 2006
    ..To determine longitudinal changes in insulin sensitivity (SI), insulin secretion, and beta-cell function during puberty in white and black youth...
  13. pmc CRP is related to higher leptin levels in minority peripubertal females regardless of adiposity levels
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:512-6. 2012
    ..00) of the variance in leptin after adjusting %BF, TPS, ethnicity, habitual physical activity and SI. Hence, low-grade inflammation may contribute to prolonged leptin exposure and leptin resistance, even in healthy children...
  14. doi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the metabolic syndrome in minority youth
    Ya Wen Hsu
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 91803, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:2307-13. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the associations among physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Latino and African American youth using both subjective and objective measures of activity levels...
  15. pmc Randomized control trial to improve adiposity and insulin resistance in overweight Latino adolescents
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1542-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, this intense, culturally tailored intervention resulted in no significant intervention effects on measured risk factors with the exception of a beneficial effect on glycemic response to oral glucose...
  16. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome in overweight Hispanic youth and the role of insulin sensitivity
    Martha L Cruz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:108-13. 2004
    ..Improving insulin resistance may be crucial for the prevention of chronic disease in this at-risk population...
  17. pmc Fasting indicators of insulin sensitivity: effects of ethnicity and pubertal status
    Tanja C Adam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:994-9. 2011
    ....
  18. pmc Ethnic differences in pancreatic fat accumulation and its relationship with other fat depots and inflammatory markers
    Kim Anne Le
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Childhood Obesity Research Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:485-90. 2011
    ..Our aim was to assess ethnic and sex differences in PFF and its relationship to other fat depots, circulating free fatty acids (FFA), insulin secretion and sensitivity, and inflammation in obese adolescents and young adults...
  19. pmc Insulin sensitivity as an independent predictor of fat mass gain in Hispanic adolescents
    Tanja C Adam
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:2114-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between changes in insulin sensitivity and subsequent changes in fat mass in obese Hispanic children over 3 consecutive years...
  20. pmc Cortisol is negatively associated with insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino youth
    Tanja C Adam
    University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4729-35. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of serum morning cortisol and aspects of insulin action in Latino children and adolescents (8-13 yr) at risk for type 2 diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Decreased beta-cell function in overweight Latino children with impaired fasting glucose
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2519-24. 2005
    ..To determine whether overweight Latino children with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) (> or = 100 mg/dl) have increased insulin resistance or decreased beta-cell function compared with those with normal fasting glucose (NFG)...
  22. pmc The relation of sugar intake to beta cell function in overweight Latino children
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1004-10. 2005
    ..Few studies have investigated the association between sugar intake and insulin dynamics in children, and none have examined this association in overweight Latino youth...
  23. pmc Ectopic fat deposition in prediabetic overweight and obese minority adolescents
    Claudia M Toledo-Corral
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 2250 Alcazar Street, CSC 200, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:1115-21. 2013
    ..Optimizing effective prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes in youth is limited by incomplete understanding of its pathophysiology and how this varies across ethnicities with high risk...
  24. ncbi request reprint Associations of dietary sugar and glycemic index with adiposity and insulin dynamics in overweight Latino youth
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1331-8. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined the relation between dietary carbohydrate quality, adiposity, and insulin dynamics in children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and physical activity in overweight Hispanic youth
    Geoff D C Ball
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Obes Res 12:77-85. 2004
    ..To determine whether cardiorespiratory fitness and/or physical activity (PA) were related to measures of insulin sensitivity and secretion independent of body composition in overweight Hispanic children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parental history and risk of type 2 diabetes in overweight Latino adolescents: a longitudinal analysis
    Louise A Kelly
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2700-5. 2007
    ....
  27. pmc Persistence of the metabolic syndrome over 3 annual visits in overweight Hispanic children: association with progressive risk for type 2 diabetes
    Emily E Ventura
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 155:535-41. 2009
    ..To examine an association between persistent metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the risk for type 2 diabetes in overweight Hispanic children...
  28. pmc Association of breakfast skipping with visceral fat and insulin indices in overweight Latino youth
    Katharine E Alexander
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1528-33. 2009
    ..Eating breakfast is associated with lower visceral adiposity in overweight Latino youth. Interventions focused on increasing breakfast consumption are warranted...
  29. pmc Relationships between IGF-1 and IGFBP-1 and adiposity in obese African-American and Latino adolescents
    Tanya L Alderete
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:933-8. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that the relationship between IGF-1 and SAAT as well as IGFBP-1 and HFF are different in African-American and Latino adolescents and may contribute to the higher IGF-1 levels in African-Americans...
  30. pmc Hemoglobin A1c above threshold level is associated with decreased β-cell function in overweight Latino youth
    Claudia M Toledo-Corral
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 160:751-6. 2012
    ..0%-6.4%) is associated with decreased insulin sensitivity (SI) and β-cell dysfunction, known factors in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes, in an overweight pediatric population...
  31. pmc Subclinical atherosclerosis in Latino youth: progression of carotid intima-media thickness and its relationship to cardiometabolic risk factors
    Claudia M Toledo-Corral
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:935-40. 2011
    ..To assess carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) change over 2 years in overweight Latino adolescents and examine its relationship to cardiometabolic risk...
  32. pmc Interventions for improving metabolic risk in overweight Latino youth
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:451-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, ST, CAST, and a modified carbohydrate nutrition program with separate parental classes were all successful components of the interventions that decreased obesity and related metabolic diseases...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relation between acanthosis nigricans and insulin sensitivity in overweight Hispanic children at risk for type 2 diabetes
    Hassan A Kobaissi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Health Sciences Campus, 1540 Alcazar Street, Rm 208 D, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1412-6. 2004
    ....
  34. pmc Pubertal changes of insulin sensitivity, acute insulin response, and β-cell function in overweight Latino youth
    Louise A Kelly
    Department of Exercise Science, California Lutheran University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:442-6. 2011
    ..To examine changes in insulin sensitivity (SI), compensatory acute insulin response (AIR), and β-cell function/disposition index (DI) across puberty in overweight Latino boys and girls...
  35. pmc Liver fat has a stronger association with risk factors for type 2 diabetes in African-American compared with Hispanic adolescents
    Tanya L Alderete
    University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, Childhood Obesity Research Center, 2250 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:3748-54. 2013
    ..Although overweight and obese African-Americans (AAs) have less visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and liver fat (LF) than Hispanics, they have a similar risk for type 2 diabetes...
  36. pmc 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
    Donna Spruijt-Metz
    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USC IPR, 1000 S Fremont, Unit 8, Room 4101, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1058-63. 2009
    ..High-sugar meals sustain glucose and leptin levels longer, which may play an important role in modulating levels of physical activity in this group at high risk for obesity-related disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of resistance training on insulin sensitivity in overweight Latino adolescent males
    Gabriel Q Shaibi
    Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1208-15. 2006
    ..Therefore, we examined the effects of a 16-wk resistance training exercise intervention on insulin sensitivity in youth at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular fitness and the metabolic syndrome in overweight latino youths
    Gabriel Q Shaibi
    Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:922-8. 2005
    ..To determine whether cardiovascular fitness (.)VO(2max) is associated with the metabolic syndrome and its individual features in overweight Latino youths...
  39. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a home-based versus classroom-based nutrition intervention to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes in Latino youth
    Jaimie N Davis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:22-30. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-I is inversely related to adiposity in overweight Latino children
    Claudia M Toledo-Corral
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9073, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:855-64. 2008
    ..02, p = 0.85). Correlations with visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue yielded similar results. These results demonstrate that IGF-I, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3 are all inversely related to adiposity in Hispanic children...
  41. pmc Effects of PNPLA3 on liver fat and metabolic profile in Hispanic children and adolescents
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Childhood Obesity Research Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes 59:3127-30. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of PNPLA3 genotype on liver fat and other related metabolic outcomes in obese Hispanic children and adolescents...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in black and white children
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Obes Res 13:1630-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether dietary fat intake above current Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range (AMDR) guidelines was associated with greater insulin resistance in black and white children...
  43. pmc Persistence of pre-diabetes in overweight and obese Hispanic children: association with progressive insulin resistance, poor beta-cell function, and increasing visceral fat
    Michael I Goran
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes 57:3007-12. 2008
    ..To examine changes in risk factors in overweight and obese Hispanic children at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes...
  44. pmc Stress and abdominal fat: preliminary evidence of moderation by the cortisol awakening response in Hispanic peripubertal girls
    Carrie J Donoho
    Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:946-52. 2011
    ..Similar to job stress in adults, school-related stress in children may contribute to central adiposity, especially for girls with high CAR...
  45. pmc Persistence of the metabolic syndrome and its influence on carotid artery intima media thickness in overweight Latino children
    Claudia M Toledo-Corral
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9073, United States
    Atherosclerosis 206:594-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the influence of persistence of the metabolic syndrome (Mets) and its individual components over a 3-year period on carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) in overweight Latino children...
  46. pmc Eating breakfast more frequently is cross-sectionally associated with greater physical activity and lower levels of adiposity in overweight Latina and African American girls
    Susan M Schembre
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:275-81. 2013
    ..Eating breakfast is believed to promote a healthy body weight. Yet, few studies have examined the contribution of energy balance-related behavioral factors to this relation in minority youth...
  47. pmc Physical activity is related to insulin sensitivity in children and adolescents, independent of adiposity: a review of the literature
    Laura J Berman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:395-408. 2012
    ..This is the first review of its type to take research design into account and to examine study outcomes according to participant ethnicity, gender, age, pubertal status and weight status...
  48. doi request reprint Modifying influence of dietary sugar in the relationship between cortisol and visceral adipose tissue in minority youth
    Lauren E Gyllenhammer
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:474-81. 2014
    ..Cortisol has been associated with preferential visceral adipose tissue (VAT) deposition; however, findings in humans are mixed, which may be clarified when diet is considered...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between insulin sensitivity and post-glucose challenge plasma insulin values in overweight Latino youth
    Marc J Weigensberg
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2094-9. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin independently predicts metabolic syndrome in overweight Latino youth
    Gabriel Q Shaibi
    College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85069, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1809-13. 2007
    ..Adiponectin may be important in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome in youth...
  51. ncbi request reprint Predicting abdominal adipose tissue in overweight Latino youth
    Geoff D C Ball
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:210-6. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Frequency of hypoglycaemia during the intravenous glucose tolerance test in overweight children
    Martha L Cruz
    Department of Health Promotion, College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 2:122-5. 2007
    ..5% subjects). In addition, only 1.9% of subjects (n=4) had plasma glucose<60 mg/dl at any time during the FSIVGTT. The frequency of hypoglycaemia during the insulin modified FSIVGTT is very low in overweight Hispanic youth...

Research Grants1

  1. Guided Imagery Intervention for Obese Latino Adolescents
    Marc Weigensberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This could be an effective means of preventing both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in susceptible youth, thereby reducing both the suffering and costs associated with these diseases. ..