The effect of a very low calorie diet on insulin sensitivity, beta cell function, insulin clearance, incretin hormone secretion, androgen levels and body composition in obese young women

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Pernille F Svendsen, Frank K Jensen, Jens Juul Holst, Steen B Haugaard, Lisbeth Nilas, Sten Madsbad

Evaluation of the effect of an 8-week very low calorie diet (VLCD, 500-600 kcal daily) on weight, body fat distribution, glucose, insulin and lipid metabolism, androgen levels and incretin secretion in obese women.
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)410-9
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

    Research areas

  • Adult, Androgens, Body Composition, Body Weight, Caloric Restriction, Dihydrotestosterone, Female, Glucagon-Like Peptide 1, Glucose Tolerance Test, Humans, Incretins, Insulin, Insulin Resistance, Insulin-Secreting Cells, Intra-Abdominal Fat, Lipid Mobilization, Obesity, Testosterone, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult

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