Managing Obesity as First-Line Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus

Kelley, David E.
January 1998
Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jan/Feb98 Supplement 1, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
Focuses on the management of obesity for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the United States. Improvement of weight loss in obese patients; Impact of weight loss on the clinical efficacy of concominant pharmacologic therapy; Reduction of skeletal muscles insulin resistance.


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