Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 14th, 2003
B. Mittendorfer and colleagues at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, studied "the effects of obesity and weight loss on lipoprotein kinetics ... in six lean women [body mass index (BMI): 21 ± 1 kg/m2] and seven women with abdominal obesity (BMI: 36 ± 1 kg/m2)."
They quantified VLDL-triglyceride (TG) and apolipoprotein B-100 (apoB-100) secretion rates in the women before and after a 10% weight loss using "stable isotope tracer techniques, in...
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