Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 1st, 2003
"Our objective was to determine how 8% weight loss influences subcutaneous, intra-abdominal, and liver fat (LFAT), as well as features of insulin resistance, in obese women with high versus low LFAT," scientists writing in the journal Diabetes report.
"A total of 23 women with previous gestational diabetes were divided into groups of high (9.4±1.4%) and low (3.3±0.4%) LFAT based on their median LFAT (5%) measured with proton spectroscopy," stated Mirja Tiikkainen and colleagues at the University of Helsinki. "Both...
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